17P/Holmes 3 Weeks later - Stock Image

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17P/Holmes is a periodic comet in our solar system discovered by the British amateur astronomer Edwin Holmes on November 6, 1892. In late October 2007 the comet brightened significantly, by nearly a million times, from magnitude 17 to magnitude 2.8 over a few hours. The comet looks like a bright star in the northeast sky in early evening, in the constellation Perseus and above the bright star Capella. It will look like a round fuzzy ball in binoculars or a small telescope.

Image taken with a Canon EOS 20D camera in prime focus of a professional refractor-teleskope at 500mm f/6.7. Exposure time is 25 minutes ! This is a very deep and real image, so the "noise" in background is no noise, these are very very dim stars again. The image is not overprocessed and sharp.
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