January 24, 2007
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. In the foreground: one of the VLT Unit Telescope and three Auxiliary Telescopes.
Topics: Comet McNaught, Telescopes, Science, McNaught, Robert H. McNaught, Comet, Cerro Paranal, Paranal Observatory, Very Large Telescope, European Southern Observatory