Comet C/2006 P1 from Montevideo – Uruguay | Santiago Roland

Photographer
Santiago Roland
Email
sroland@fisica.edu.uy
Location of photo
Montevideo - Sea Coast
Date/Time of photo
00:30 UTC - Jan 18 - 2007
Equipment
6 MP reflex Pentax istD with 135mm 1:2.5 Pentax Telephoto @ f/4. Exposure time of 2 sec on fixed tripod.
Description
Comet C/2006 P1 McNaught from the sea coast of Montevideo, Uruguay, South America. In the evening the comet showed a several degrees tail, event that was seen by over a thousand people in the place. Members of the Los Molinos Observatory and Amateur Astronomy Association were present during multitudinal observation.