Jayson McIvor recalls... "I took these from the Sammamish Plateau, my hometown, just 20 west of Seattle Washington."
"I love astronomy as a whole, though I don't keep up on the latest news that trickles down. I guess you could say I am more of you typical "couch potato" astronomer.
As for taking a picture of the comet, it is pretty rare to be able to see comets, though it seems in my lifetime (30 years old), that I have been blessed with quite a few." "The backdrop of colors was due to
the only time in our area when the comet was visible."
Nikon D200 using a 105mm f2.5 AIS on a tripod using a remote cord.
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