All night Comet - seen by eye at 8pm and 6am 10/30/07
Originally uploaded by edhiker
See adjacent pictures and links.
Increased brightness by a factor of one million this week, going from magnitude 17 to 2. This makes it visible to the unaided eye as well as binoculars and telescopes, offering a unique viewing opportunity for sky watchers.
Where to look = www.spaceweather.com/images2007/24oct07/skymap_north_holm...
Comet Holmes, at a distance of 151 million miles is a remarkable sight even under city lights. www.space.com/spacewatch/071023-comet-holmes-update.html How many naked eye comets have you seen at this distance?
IMG_9518-CG_Cr_Comet........... 15 second shot, ISO 400, 750mm
Uploaded by edhiker on 29 Oct 07, 10.08PM PDT.