Comet McNaught over the Pacific

The extended tail of Comet McNaught, seen from Paranal, observed in the evening of 18 January 2007, when the comet was setting behind the Pacific Ocean. The planet Venus is visible in the lower right of the image.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0705b
Type:Photographic
Release date:19 January 2007
Related releases:eso0705
Size:4328 x 2837 px

About the Object

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

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