Comet McNaught | James Maxwell

Photographer
James Maxwell
Email
jlmaxwell@jm-astro.com
Location of photo
Near jemez Springs, NM at 8300 ft Elevation
Date/Time of photo
June 19, 2010, 3:30-4:10AM
Equipment
10" F/4 Meade Schmidt Newtonian on Losmandy G-11 Mount. Cooled Canon 400D DSLR. Images processed in Nebulosity and Photobrush.
Description
Comet McNaught just before sunrise. 15 minutes total exposure time. This was a challenge as there was little time between the comet coming over the horizon and the start of twilight. All photos taken within 10 degrees of the horizon.
Website
jm-astro.com