Tagged: Holmes

Comet 17P/Holmes: 11 Feb. 2015

Comet 17P/Holmes: a new image (11 Feb. 2015)

After its late Jan. outburst, comet 17P/Holmes was imaged again via the Virtual Telescope. There was room for very few images, as clouds were soon back in the sky. The image above comes from...

Comet 17P/Holmes: 01 Feb. 2015

Comet 17P/Holmes: image of the outburst (01 Feb. 2015)

After the previous visit, comet 17P/Holmes was observed again during its ongoing outburst, despite the extremely bright, almost full Moon. The image above comes from the average of seven, 180-seconds unfiltered exposures, remotely collected with the  PlaneWave...

Comet 17P/Holmes: 25 July 2014

Comet 17P/Holmes: an image (25 July 2014)

In 2007, comet 17P/Holmes awarded astronomers with an amazing outburst, making it an very outstanding object. This comet is not new to these performances, as when it was discovered in 1982 it was in...