The huge tail of the Comet McNaught | Danut Ionescu

Danut Ionescu
Location of photo
Tinopai, Kaipara District, New Zealand
Date/Time of photo
28 Jan 2007 at 1:39:55 AM Local Time
Camera : Lumix DMC-FZ50, ISO 1600, f/2.8, T=30 sec, 45mm lens
A “small” fragment of the tail of the Comet McNaught, seen after the middle of night. First I was thinking about the Zodiacal Light or maybe an Austral Aurora phenomena. In this picture, you can see: “alpha” and “beta” Centauri (The Pointers), and going to the diagonal - right, Triangulum Australe.
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