Subject: The Great Comet of 2007 - Comet McNaught C/2006 P1
Exposure: 1/40 second @ ISO 200
Processing: RAW, processed in Adobe Photoshop CS2
Camera: Canon EOS 20D
Telescope: Stellarvue SV80S - 80mm f/6 triplet refractor @ f/6
Mount: Gitzo tripod
Location: Chapin Beach - Dennis, Massachusetts
Date: January 11, 2007 - 5:01pm EST
Comments: Clear with some high clouds near comet.
Comments: The comet was much brighter this evening compared to yesterday. The magnitude is now -3.0!
Comments: I visually picked up the comet with my eye at 4:35pm EST, only seven minutes after sunset. Wow!!
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© Chris Cook 2007