||Canon 300d (modified)
Orion 80ED refractor at prime focus.
Meade LDX-75 mount.
||2 X 180s ISO 800
||ImagesPlus (conversion and digital development), Photoshop (levels).
||When taken, comet Holmes had grown to be the biggest object in the solar system,
surpassing even the sun!
In this image, the comet is passing near Mirfak, the brightest star in the constellation
Index] [Astrophoto Index]