Observing Comet Holmes

Observing Comet Holmes

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Credit: BABAK TAFRESHI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Moonrise and stars of Perseus and Cassiopeia with comet Holmes as a new ''star''. In late October 2007, Comet Holmes amazingly brightened 15 magnitude (about million times) and is visible in this image (between the lines and the inset telescopic view) as a magnitude 2 star.

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Keywords: 17p/holmes, astronomer, astronomical, astronomy, cassiopeia, celestial, comet, galaxies, galaxy, holmes, landscape, lunar, milky way, moon, moon rise, moonrise, night, night time, nighttime, observation, observe, people, perseus, science, scientific, silhouette, silhouetted, star, stargazer, stargazing, starry, telescope

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