Comet McNaught C/2006 P1 | Douglas Slauson

Photographer
Douglas Slauson
Email
doug@owlridgeobservatory.net
Location of photo
Norway, IA
Date/Time of photo
Jan. 19, 2007
Equipment
Canon 350D Rebel XT with 18-55mm EF-S Zoom lens, f/5.6, 64 sec. , tripod, and remote control
Description
The tail of Comet McNaught was visible up to 20 deg. above the SW horizon despite that the comet's head had set more than 1 hour before sunset (or 2 hours and 40 minute prior to the exposure) at 42 deg. north latitude.