Comet McNaught visible over Charleston: One of the brightest comets in history visible at sunset
January 10, 2007
ABOVE: Comet McNaught was visible near the southwestern horizon at sunset on Wednesday. RIGHT: The comet's long tail shows up in this contrast-enhanced image.
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CHARLESTON, WV - As Comet McNaught's path takes it closer to the sun, its brightness has made it visible to the naked eye, despite the glow of the sunset-lit evening sky. If skies are clear, the comet will be visible for the next few days on the horizon both at sunrise and sunset.
BELOW: Comet McNaught over Charleston at sunset on Wednesday.
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