Comet McNaught Perth | Tony Halliday

Tony Halliday
Location of photo
Perth Australia
Date/Time of photo
17/01/2007; 21:15
Borge 76mm refractor, on manual tripod mount ( Alt~Azm mount), 28mm Williams optics eye piece, Nikon 4500 digital camera. camera screwed directly on eyepiece. Exposures manual, using 2x zoom in camera, 1/8 second time and manual noise reduction.
This photgraph shows the colour induced by atmospheric dust over the Indian Ocean. Dust from the desert region of Western Australia, is often red and gives bright reds & oranges to sun sets.