Comet McNaught-Hartley (C/1999 T1)
|This photo was taken on January 18, 2001, at 6:15 am CST by Andrea Jaeger and David Renneke. They used the ST-6 CCD camera shown below attached to the C-14 telescope located in the observatory at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois. The size of the image is 11 x 7 arcminutes. The temperature was about 15oF. The comet was easy to see with the 30 mm eyepiece.|
This movie of the comet consists of 17 images taken during a 47 minute period of time starting at 5:09 am (11:09 UT) on January 20, 2001, by Christopher Gallick and David Renneke. They also used the ST-6 CCD camera attached to the C-14 telescope. The size of the image is 10 x 6 arcminutes. The temperature was about 7oF. Beth and Matt arrived at about 5:45 am.