The comet 17 P / Holmes 2007 outburst : the early motion of the outburst material . ⋆

@inproceedings{Montalto2008TheC1,
  title={The comet 17 P / Holmes 2007 outburst : the early motion of the outburst material . ⋆},
  author={Michael Montalto and Aritoshi Ri and eser and Ulrich Hopp and Steffen Wilke and Giovanni Carraro},
  year={2008}
}
Context. On October 24, 2007 the periodic comet 17P/Holmes underwent an astonishing outburst that increased its apparent total brightness from magnitude V ∼ 17 up to V ∼ 2.5 in roughly two days. In this contribution we report on Wendelstein 0.8 m telescope (WST) photometric observations of the early evolution stages of the outburst. Aims. We studied the… CONTINUE READING