Comet C/2009 R1 (McNaught) flys by NGC 891 in Andromeda

Posted by dass717
on Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Comet C/2009 R1 (McNaught) flies by edge-on galaxy NGC 891 in Andromeda. Photo taken by Dave Lassiter from Harrisburg, Pa. 3:45 AM June 8, 2010. 14" LX 200 ACK telescope & DSI 3 @ F 3.3. Split tail and comet was very bright.

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