Twilight Keyhole Comet | Doug Zubenel

Photographer
Doug Zubenel
Email
nzubenel@kc.rr.com
Location of photo
Gove Co., Kansas, USA
Date/Time of photo
Late March, 1997
Equipment
This was made with a 50mm lens. First, the arch was rendered with a flash @ 1/250th second exposure @ f/16. Then, the focus was shifted to infinity and the lens opened up to f/4 and the shutter opened again for 2 minutes guided.
Description
Here you see Comet Hale-Bopp framed by the Keyhole Arch at Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark. This is a good representation of how the comet actually looked to the naked eye.