Photo Gallery:Comet PanSTARRS (2013)
Comet PanSTARRS (2013)
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Date3/12/13 7:40 PM
EquipmentSony A55 SLR with 250 mm zoom
DescriptionComet Panstarrs and thin Cresent Moon over Los Angeles 40 min after SunSet. Comet barely visible with naked eye.
LocationCastaic Lake, CA
EquipmentCanon 5DMkIII, 70-200mm f/2.8L
DescriptionComet PANSTARRS sets in the waning twilight as the freshly waxing moon shows earthshine.
LocationSan Francisco Penninsula
Date12-Mar-2013 08:06 PDT
EquipmentNikon D700 with 70 - 300 mm lens on Gitzo tripod.
DescriptionComet PanSTARRS and crescent moon with warm sunset colors over the west coast hills and pacific ocean. The image was captured in the hills above Palo Alto along skyline Blvd.
LocationFire Island, NY
DateMarch 13, 2013 6:40pm
EquipmentCanon EOS Digital Rebel, tri-pod, ISO400, f/5.6, 3 second exposure, focal length 54mm
DescriptionSet up on the Fire Island Bridge, Fire Island, NY, to photograph comet PANSTARRS C/2011 L4. Weather was poor but took photos anyway in hopes of capturing an image of the comet. I was able to get the comet on four frames.
LocationPhuHinRongKha National Park, Amphoe Nakhon Thai ,Phitsanulok , Thailand
EquipmentCanon 60D 70-200mm F2.8
DateMar 13 2013 07:54 PM EDT
EquipmentNikon D600 & William Optics 110mm APO
DescriptionComet Pan STARRS in Twilight with unusually clear skies for Massachusetts.
LocationHolland MI USA
DateMarch 13th 2013, 8:13 pm
EquipmentCanon T1i with 50mm prime lens with tripod.
DescriptionThe comet Pan-STARRS is making an appearance on the Western Horizon. The photo frames the lunar crescent and the comet.
Date3/13/13 8:02 pm
EquipmentCanon 60d 500mm f/8 ISO 1250 1.3" exposure
Date3/12/13 7:55 pm
EquipmentCanon 85mm f/5.6 ISO 800 2" exposure
DescriptionComet PanStarrs with Crescent Moon
LocationMirador Pozo de las nieves, Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain)
EquipmentCanon 450D primary focus on an Equinox 80mm F/6.25 semiapochromatic refractor, unguided but tracked with an SW EQ5 mount. 6 seconds ISO 400.
DescriptionThis was a shot from past night of 13th March, obtained from at 1900 m height from the mountains of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain). The Pan Starss comet is brighter each night, and noticeably increasing the length of its visible tail. This is becoming an amazing spectacle for northern hemisphere stargazers like me and, I wanted to share these exciting and unforgetteable nights with you. Thanks for your great magazine, and best regards from Canary Islands! Javier