Credit & Copyright:
Stefano Moretti and Salvatore Tomaselli Ca' at Bionda Observatory - FORLI', Italy
This image of 55P/Tempel-Tuttle was taken with a Newton D=350mm F=1740mm F/D=4.9
telescope and Sbig ST-7 CCD camera. This is the sum of 20 individual exposures of 40 seconds each. The comet was 1.27 AU from the Sun and 0.48 AU from Earth.