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A Cometary Show

The 'old tails' from Comet McNaught observed in the evening of 17 January 2007 from Paranal, when the comet had just set. The outcome resembles an aurora.

Credit:

E. Jehin and A. Correa (ESO)

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About the Image

Id:eso0705e
Type:Photographic
Release date:19 January 2007
Related releases:eso0705
Size:4018 x 2651 px

About the Object

Name:Comet McNaught
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet : Tail
• X - Solar System

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