Gordon Mackie
Image taken:
Jan. 6, 2008
Thurso, Scotland
I took this long exposure photo of the constellation of Perseus using a 35mm film camera on a motorised mount. It shows the now familiar jellyfish shape of Comet Holmes quite clearly. The open star clusters NGC 884 and NGC 869, M34, Melotte 20 and Kembles Cascade are also clearly visible.
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