Panoramic view, showing C/2006P1 McNaught comet, and Venus shining brightly above the West Rand.

All images on this page © O.Toumilovitch 2007-2012

This is my first image of the Comet C/2006P1 McNaught.

Image was taken 14 January 2007 at 17:37 South African time, during bright day light, when the comet was just over four gedrees from the Sun.

Equipment: TAL 100 refractor, Sony DSC-P71 Digital camera, 25mm eyepiece with ND filter.

All together 4 successfull images were taken during 5 min period.









Comet McNaught 23 January 2007