Comet Holmes  P (17P)    2007-10-29


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Holmes   2007-11-01

Holmes   2007-11-18

Holmes   2007-11-28


Object data

Object type: comet
Constellation: Per
Distance: 1.62 AU  (243 Mio km)
Notes:  

On October 24th, periodic Comet Holmes (17P) brightened dramatically:

by nearly a million times!

The comet erupted from a very dim magnitude 17 to about magnitude 2.
 


Exposure data

Date: 2007-10-28/29    23:41 UT - 01:03 UT  
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 55x6s / R 55x6s / G 55x3s / B 55x3s
Notes:

near full moon!

 

 


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Exposure data

Date: 2007-10-29    17:28 UT  
Location: Nussbach / Austria (400m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 14x6s / R 15x6s / G 15x3s / B 15x3s
Notes:

 

 

 
 

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