Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

The Great Comet of 2007

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Comet McNaught.

Also known as the Great Comet of 2007, McNaught is the brightest comet for over 40 years and the second brightest since 1935.

Image: Noeleen Lowndes 2007 (NewScientist calendar 2008). [Much larger view]

Comments

  1. #1 Dave Briggs
    December 31, 2007

    A pretty picture for sure! The cosmos has so many awesomely beautiful pictures in it! And you can go micro and see the same beauty. Sandra Porter regularly posts beautiful pictures of bacteria. Things that could kill you, but you could enjoy the beauty on the way out! LOL!
    Dave Briggs :~)