McNaught over Johannesburg | Simon Walsh

Simon Walsh
Location of photo
Midrand, South Africa
Date/Time of photo
2007 Jan 15 17:31 UT
600mm f/8 Hanimex lens Canon EOS 350D camera 0.5s iso 800
Comet McNaught was just 8 degrees from the sun and partially obsured by layers of cloud. It appeared below the cloud just a degree above the horizon for this image. Even under these adverse conditions, the comet outshone the distant city lights.
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