Comet McNaught at Sunset | Kevin Collins

Photographer
Kevin Collins
Email
bippen.kcc@verizon.net
Location of photo
Amherst, Massachusetts
Date/Time of photo
Jan 10, 2007 at 5:15 PM EST
Equipment
Canon Digital Rebel at the Prime Focus of a Televue 85 f/7 (600mm fl) APO. 1/4 second shutter at ISO 200.
Description
The comet, to the unaided eye had a core approaching the magnitude of Mercury and a tail almost 2 degrees long!
Website
www.amherstastronomy.org