Nick Howes
Image taken:
Oct. 18, 2010
Location:
Cherhill, Wiltshire, UK
Details:
The serene beauty of Hartley 2 continues to mesmerise all who see her. The red hues of the dust tail intermingled with the cyanogen rich coma creating an awesome spectacle ready for her close encounter in a few weeks. The rotational gradient process showing the glorious structure of the dust tail, as it pours out of the comets heart Imaged from Cherhill, Wiltshire with a TMB105 4" refractor at F6.2
 
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