Comet 17P/Holmes

An unexpectedly bright comet, already heading away from the sun close to Mel20 in Perseus:

piggyback on the C8/LXD75


And a bit closer: C8, f/5.6 focal reducer and 2x barlow allowed for prime focus photography (bit awkward, maybe should heve left all the extra glass out but there was little time to try between the clouds passing over head). The comet fully filled the 10 megapixel frame


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