Comet C/2006 P1 (McNaught) - 1/13/2007

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One last shot of Comet McNaught! I had hoped it would be a bit brighter since it was approaching the sun, but the lower altitude and perhaps worse atmospheric conditions conspired to make it harder to see than the previous evening.

Date/Time:    13 Jan. 2007, 1720 PST
Location: Fullerton, CA
Scope/Lens: Nikon 70-210 @ 210mm, cropped
Camera: Nikon D70s
Mount: Fixed tripod
Guider: none
Exposure: 1/30 sec. (ISO 200)

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