Digital Image: The New Year’s Eve Comet: Comet 45/P; Honda-Mrkos-Padusakova

This is an image of Comet 45/P (The New Year’s Eve Comet) I captured from Kissimmee Park Observatory, with the 18″ KPO Reflector. The comet is not particularly bright at this point, although it compared fairly equally with the nearby 20 Capricornus, which shines at magnitude 6.3. Image Info: Canon 60D at the prime focus Read More …