Nishimura at dawn

Abhijit Patil, taken from San Jose, CA

Comet Nishimura (P1 C/2023) lights up the dawn sky on Friday, Sept. 8 in this image taken at 5:00 A.M. PDT. The imager used a Nikon Z6 II mirrorless camera and a zoom lens at 200mm and f/2.8, taking twenty 20-second frames at ISO 200. Learn more about Comet Nishimura — including where you can see it and when — here.