Comet Hale Bopp early 1997 from Oman. You can clearly see the
double tail. (Leica RE with 135mm)
In 1996 I had also a good view of comet Hyakutake due to my
latitude of 23 North. Unfortunately I did not take pictures.
The first comet I even saw was comet West in 1976. It was very
In 2005 I watched comet Macholz, form Assen (Netherlands) both
with a small 10x25 binoculars and naked eye.
On 24 October 2006 I used my 7x42 binoculars to observe comet Swan
(C/2006 M4) just after it brightened to magnitude 4.5. A few days
later (29 Oct) the comet could be viewed together with M13.
During November 2007 I observed comet Holmes several times with my
Trinovid 7x42. The comet was also visible with the naked eye.
On 2 March 2009 I observed comet C/2007 N3 Lulin in the
constellation Leo. I used my 7x42 binoculars. It was a very weak
On 27 March 2013 I have seen comet Pan STARRS. Using my 7x42
binoculars, I clearly could see the comet's tail.