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.