Astrophotography by Philipp Salzgeber

 

 

Philipp
Salzgeber

Wolfurt / Austria

Comet C/2006 P1 McNaught


After some days with cloudy evening weather, I got lucky and spotted the comet today while riding my bicycle. At home I grabbed my camera, and took some shots of the setting comet.

The comet was quite a nice visually, except Venus no other celestial object was in sight. This thing is bright!!


Lens:
Nikkor Series E 70-210mm f/4
Camera
Nikon D200
Exposure:
average of 4 images with 1.5s
Date:

10th, January 2007

Processing:
Averaging of 4 frames in Photoshop

Here resized full-frame image with 210mm f.l.

and here a detail cropped from the shot above

 


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