Comet McNaught C/2009 R1

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It’s about time we had another nice comet!

Comet McNaught is currently magnitude 6.4 and bright enough to easily pick out of the pre-dawn skies with binoculars.

There are finder charts of this beauty at

http://media.skyandtelescope.com/documents/WEB_McNaught_Path.pdf

Nikon D70 image 3.5 minutes June 12, 2010  4:26 AM.