In broad daylight about 2 pm. Imaged through ETX90 telescope. Field about 1/4° wide. 14-1-2007
In bright twilight just after perihelion 17-01-2007. Vivtar compact digital.
In bright twilight zoomed. Vivitar compact digital 17-01-2007
South Parklands Adelaide. Vivitar compact digital. 21-1-2007
From the front porch over the gulf waters of Adelaide South Australia 22-1-2007. Film ISO 100, 20 sec. Olympus OM1
Comet & Moon panorama. Three images. Vivitar compact (click magnifier at upper-right & drag to see all)
My sketch for 25-1-2007 overlooking the sea.
22-1-2007 Film ISO 400 30 sec. Olympus OM1
22-1-2007 Film ISO 400, 20 sec. Olympus OM1
A fan-tail broadens from head. 24-1-2007 Film ISO 400, 20sec. Olympus OM1
29-1-2007 Tail is broadening into a fan as comet recedes becoming fainter. Film ISO 400, 20 sec. Olympus OM1
30-1-2007 Tail now broad fan. Bright moonlight diminishes the comet. Film ISO 400, 20 sec Olympus OM1
Sketch through 10x50 binoculars. 30-1-2007
Can you see the comet? McNaught is barely now visible
17-2-2007. Pentax DSLR ISO 800 30sec.
This is not McNaught! It is Comet Ikeya-Seki of 1965, the previous great comet that also was visible in daylight. I took this in the predawn with a 1950's folding camera on 120 B&W roll film on 30-10-1965. Colourized in Paintshop Pro.
Comet Halley from Mt Barker South Australia. 12-3-1986, Olympus OM1, 50mm, 4-min guided exposure, HP5 (proc ISO 800)