Photo of the Day Contest
McNaught’s Comet by John White
Friday, 2nd February 2007

McNaught’s Comet

by John White

McNaught's Comet is currently visible in the Southern Hemisphere but will fade rapidly from 9th February 2007. It is the brightest comet for 40 years. 30 second exposure, f 4, 800 ISO, 24mm focal lenght.
Equipment: Canon 5D
John White
Australian Photographer.

McNaught’s Comet by John White was photo of the day on Friday, 2nd February 2007. It is tagged , , . You can leave a comment below.


2nd February 2007 at 1:16 am

Fantastic capture John, congrats!!

Andy Williams

2nd February 2007 at 9:18 am

That is a fantastic shot!! I could sit and look at it all day.

Sian Minns

2nd February 2007 at 10:48 am

Wow! This is amasing


2nd February 2007 at 11:12 am

very nice!!!!!!

Karen Gwinner

2nd February 2007 at 1:57 pm

Incredibly beautiful shot! Can’t stop looking at it. Thank you.


2nd February 2007 at 6:28 pm

What an amazing sight! You did a terrific job!

2nd February 2007 at 8:29 pm

It’s the best shot I’ve seen from this comet !
wow.. Sono rimasto impressianato !


4th February 2007 at 1:48 am

brillant shot, really excellent, especially with the reflection!

4th February 2007 at 5:48 am

awesome shot John, well done!

5th February 2007 at 3:10 am

That is friggin great! How did you find that gnarley tree next too it, too?!

6th February 2007 at 7:28 pm

This shot makes me jealous. Wish I could set up my tripod there!
The sky…the light bouncing off the tree on the left…it’s a stunning capture. Thanks for sharing it.

Gil Knutson

11th February 2007 at 5:40 am

Ah! To love in Auz!! …especially now, with the comet showing itself!!! You did a wonderful job of setting up for the pic. You are fortuneate.

Thanks for sharing.

15th February 2007 at 11:24 pm

Bravo! Love what you’ve done with your 5D. It’s a great camera (I own one also), but in the end, it’s the photographer’s vision and perspective that delivers the goods. This is beautiful.


18th February 2007 at 11:39 pm

Wow… Celestial grandeur


29th March 2007 at 6:08 am

it’s a wonderfull shot. would you tell me sometimes, if there is another comet come to our sky again? thank’s


17th May 2007 at 8:43 pm

so beautiful..i wish i could take amazing shots…


27th June 2007 at 1:10 pm

Perfectly framed with the trees. What a beautiful capture – the tail is spectacular!

9th July 2007 at 7:47 am

This image makes me feel in a fairy tale. Superbe.

2nd August 2007 at 7:03 am

Love it! Very special capture. Well done!


1st February 2008 at 7:31 am

Amazing View
Where are the Dinosaurs!!


1st February 2008 at 7:20 pm

Wow! this is such a pretty photo!! very nice! cudos!


2nd February 2008 at 8:59 am


Peter Cooney

4th May 2008 at 10:47 pm

The stuff dreams are made of!


2nd February 2009 at 8:48 am

Great shot, never to be repeated.


12th September 2009 at 12:23 am

still amazing………….

3rd October 2009 at 12:06 am

It looks so close to Earth in the sky.

2nd February 2010 at 2:45 pm

Amazing shot!


2nd February 2010 at 2:52 pm


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