Early Morning McNaught | Ashley Marles

Photographer
Ashley Marles
Email
ashleymarles@xtra.co.nz
Location of photo
New Brighton Beach, Christchurch, New Zealand
Date/Time of photo
30 Jan 2007 4:08am NZDST
Equipment
Canon 20D, 34mm, f4.5, iso400, expo65sec piggybacked on driven Celestron C8
Description
Comet McNaught now circumpolar, was visible climbing higher in the dawn skies for Southern Hemisphere early risers during late January. Although the twilight and growing moon diminished the previous grandeur of its enormous tail, it was still a very conspicious object in the sky.