Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
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Astro-image of the day: amateur photo of Comet 17P/Holmes, "the exploding comet"

What a beautiful photograph! This was taken by a Hungarian astrophotographer with his home-built telescope, a 130mm f/6 refractor. It's the nicest shot of the comet that I've yet seen:

Click the image to see the story.

Check out his main page, with links to many more beautiful astrophotos he's taken.

Best,
Chris
Tags: astronomy
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