PhotographerDiego Cartes Saavedra
Location of photoSantiago, Chile
Date/Time of photoJanuary 20, 2007
EquipmentCanon Digital Rebel XT, and a tripod.
DescriptionThe comet McNaught over Santiago, Chile, as seen from the Chilean Astronomy and Astronautics Association (ACHAYA)'s Observatory. The comet was visible to the naked eye, and it had a very long tail. It was visible even with the heavy light pollution of the city.