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Comet McNaught over Lion\'s Head
Comet McNaught setting over Lion's Head in Cape Town on 20 January 2007.

Also interesting on the lower right horizon is the planet Venus, which is in the process of re-appearing out of occulatation of a waxing moon.

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DebKinda Spooky


Voted 10/10

Great timing for this shot!
Posted Jan 26, 2007 5:05 pm

Ejnar FjerdingstadVery interesting

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Voted 10/10

photo. What were exposure, focus length and so on?
Posted Jan 26, 2007 5:26 pm

ben jamminRe: Very interesting

ben jammin

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This photo was taken with f2.8 @ 10seconds on a Canon S70 point 'n shoot. It would have been great to have had a SLR and some real glass, though.
Posted Jan 27, 2007 8:11 am

sichgreat pic


Voted 10/10

Especially with comet and occultation of the moon and venus on the horizon.
I wish I was there. :)
But I'm locked here, in the northern hemisphere :(
You lucky southerns... :)
Posted Jan 26, 2007 7:25 pm

Mark DoironSpectacular!

Mark Doiron

Voted 10/10

I, too, am jealous of you folks in the southern hemisphere! --mark d.
Posted Jan 28, 2007 11:12 am

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