Early Morning Comet | Melissa Hulbert

Photographer
Melissa Hulbert
Email
melhulbert@yahoo.com.au
Location of photo
Mudgee Observatory, NSW, Australia
Date/Time of photo
28 January, 2007 at 18:00UT
Equipment
Canon 20D on a tracking mount, 30mm f/4.5, 245secs, ISO 800
Description
It was amazing to see Comet McNaught rise less than 6 hours after we had watch it set. The absence of the Moon meant we could spot the tail long before the nucleus rose.