The Comet and the Telescopes
January 24, 2007
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. In the foreground: one of the VLT Unit Telescope and two Auxiliary Telescopes.
Topics: Comet McNaught, Very Large Telescope, Telescopes, Paranal, Pacific ocean, Comet, Cerro Paranal, Paranal Observatory, European Southern Observatory