Comet McNaught | Mike Lynch

Mike Lynch
Location of photo
Frankfort, KY USA
Date/Time of photo
1/10/07, 6:05 p.m. EST
Celestron NexStar 102 SLT, f/6.47 refractor telescope. Pentax *ist DL DSLR, ASA 400, 1/15th second Older German equatorial mount
Comet McNaught on the best evening we've had to view it. The sky was very clear and the western horizon still had plenty of light from the sunset. But the comet was a beautiful, naked-eye sight; the coma and tail were clearly visible.
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.