Photo Of The Day: Comet McNaught Steals The Show

by Rachelle Hruska · February 2, 2009

[Photo via APOD]

On January 26th, people in Perth, Australia gathered on a local beach to watch a sky light up.  Nearby, fireworks exploded as part of Australia Day celebrations.  On the far right, lighting from a thunderstorm flashed in the distance.  Near the image center, though, seen through the clouds, was the most unusual sight of all: Comet McNaught.  Go HERE to read more about how this amazing photo was captured.