17P/Holmes comet explosion. Day 2.
Second day of brilliant and unique sight in Solar System! Weather was cloudy during the day, but presented a perfect gift in the evening - 2 almost cloudless hours. While the core still bright, coma grown from 11" up to 120". It's about 15 times smaller than visible Moon diameter, but large enought to reveal details. Coma still have extreme brightnes and looks very impressive even with small telescope. I've post-processed and adjusted this photo to make it as close as possible to my visual impressions (including the color of coma!).
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