New Christmas "Star". | Graeme White and Michael Maher

Graeme White and Michael Maher
Location of photo
Wagga Wagga, Australia
Date/Time of photo
Christmas eve, at 04:00 local Summer time
Nikon D90, 18 mm f/3.5 at maximum ISO and with full noise reduction on Losmandy mount, 90 sec exposure. Photo taken in deep twilight.
Comet Lovejoy photographed from Wagga Wagga, Australia. By eye, no head could be seen but it photographed well. Head is in Scorpio and tail extends up into Centaurus. The Milky Way is to the right of the comet.