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LocationKatoomba, NSW, Australia
Date20 Jan. 2007
EquipmentCanon EOS 300D
DescriptionThe coma of Comet McNaught touches the horizon. 4x30 sec exposures at ISO 1600.
LocationNorth Island, New Zealand
Date24 January 2007 10:15 UT
EquipmentCanon 10D, ISO800, 18mm lens f3.5, 20 second exposure.
DescriptionA beautiful warm summer evening. The comet is show above Stonehenge-Aotearoa. This structure is situated in the Wairarapa region of New Zealand.
LocationL'Agulhas, western cape, South Africa
Date22 jan 2007 at 22:17:28
Equipmentolympus c8080 f3.2 20sec
DescriptionPhotographed at the Cape Agulhas lighthouse, at the most southern tip of Africa.
LocationPilar do Sul, SP, Brasil
DateJan 23, 2006 23:08 UT
EquipmentCanon EOS 350D, 1600 ASA, 30s exp.
DescriptionAfter days of cloudy sunsets, I finally could get a pictures of this beautiful comet. It was amazing, the tail was about 25 degrees tall to naked eye.
Date7:17PM HST 1-19-07
EquipmentNikon D200 w/ 35mm @ F2 2min, guided by Vixen GP ISO 280
DescriptionA photo of tail fragments of C.McNaught in the glow of the Zodiacal Light w/ Venus and a bright meteor. We read that the tail was visible so we went to our site and did some photos, the meteor in the photo was just an additional surprise.
PhotographerMark A. Brown
LocationTyndall AFB, Florida 30.0950° N, 85.6450° W
DateJanuary 20, 2007 5:55pm CST
EquipmentCanon Digital Rebel, 18-55mm lens at 35mm, f/4, ISO 100, 3 second exposure.
DescriptionThis is a view of the thin crescent moon and Venus overlooking St. Andrews Bay.
LocationBloemfontein - 20km West. Away from the city lights
Date19 01 07 - 20:39
EquipmentCanon 30D 17 - 85 mm Canon Zoemlens set on 30mm, f5.6 ISO 800, 30 sec exposure.
DescriptionComments: What a spectacle. The later it is visible, the more you are capable of capturing the mammoth tail, stretching way way past Venus.
LocationHamilton, New Zealand
EquipmentCanon 20D camera. Canon 70-200mm L zoom @ F4. Takahashi EM200 Temma2 mount.
DescriptionAfter sunset shot of McNaught from my backyard. A stunning sight. Shows the tail streaming off at an oblique angle.
LocationManawatu, New Zealand
Date2007-01-18 at 10:12pm NZT
EquipmentCanon 30D & Canon 85mm f1.2 lens set to f1.4, 2.5 sec exposure, ISO 400. Normal tripod.
DescriptionTonight there were quite a few people out to see the comet, parked on country roads. This shot was taken just after the nucleus had set behind cloud. A large aperture helped to show the extent and detail of the tail which was not clear to the naked eye.
LocationAuckland New Zealand
EquipmentCanon Eos Digital
DescriptionComet McNaught on sunset