Martin Mc Kenna
Image taken:
Dec. 25, 2007
Maghera, Co. Derry, N. Ireland
Hi Tony I got a new camera for Christmas and as the sky was getting dark I took a short exposure and picked up both 17P/Holmes and 8P/Tuttle in the same image. It's not often we get two comets so close together at this special time of year!. Holmes was visible with the naked eye but by the end of December so will Tuttle and we will have two naked eye comets at once. I wonder when was the last time that happened from the Northern hemisphere? Happy Christmas to you. Fujifilm S6500 6.3MP at ISO800 30 sec at F/2.8
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