8P/Tuttle - 2007 December 31

8P/Tuttle on 2007 December 31

Comet 8P/Tuttle on 31 December 2007 in image by Mike Broussard.

He writes: " I took this on the night of closest approach, which for me was on Dec 31, 2007, 1:09 UT (mid-exposure.) It took quite a while to process the data to get the “starfreeze” effect instead of the “raindrop” stars. Whew! Glad that’s over with. "