Comet Lovejoy (C/2013 R1) rises into the winter skies above the fire lookout on Mt. Brown, in Glacier National Park, on December 7th, 2013.
Behind the lens.
It took four nights in sub-freezing temps before moon phase (new), cloud cover (none) and comet all aligned. On this night the air temp was minus 9F, not counting the wind chill.
Comet LovejoystarsGlacier ParkMt. BrownJohn Ahsley