Photo Gallery:Comet PanSTARRS (2013)
Comet PanSTARRS (2013)
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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
PhotographerVictor C. Rogus
LocationJadwin, Missouri, USA
Date03/13/2013 20:12:12 local time
EquipmentThis image was made with a 5 inch apochromatic refracting telescope at f 9. The camera used was a Cannon 60Da the ISO used was 1600 and the exposure was 3.2 seconds. The mount was a Losmandy G-8
DescriptionTonight I had the pleasure of clear skies, less wind and warmer temps. I have here for your approval a photograph of Comet Pan-STARRS as it se with the Sun. The photograph was made in Jadwin, Missouri at 20:12:12,
Date3-12-13 7:17 pm MST
EquipmentCanon EOS T4i, fixed mount, 1 sec exposure, 187mm equivalent zoom
DescriptionComet PanSTARRS and the Moon just after sunset from suburban Phoenix.
Date3/13/2013 8:00 PM EDT
EquipmentCanon Digital Rebel XTi with 75-300mm zoom at 75mm f/5.6, 1 sec at ISO 1600, on tripod
DescriptionA band of clouds intervened and hid the comet until nearly 07:50 PM EDT.
LocationWoodland Hills CA
DateMarch 12, ~7:50 PDT
EquipmentNikon 300D with 200mm f/2.8 lens on fixed tripod. ~1 sec. exposure
DescriptionThis photo by Ann Dittmer taken in the hills above Woodland Hills CA on evening of March 12. Comet PanSTARRS and crescent moon near western horizon. Comet was visible to naked eye as a faint star perhaps mag. 3. Tail visible in binoculars.
LocationPrescott Valley, Arizona
Date3/12/2013 7:29 pm
EquipmentCanon 60Da 75-300mm lens set at 205mm. 3 second exposure, f-4, 400ISO.
DescriptionPhoto shows C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) in the Western sky, next to a thin crescent moon.
PhotographerJohn Van't Land
LocationEast Gallup, New Mexico
Date3/12/2013 8:18PM Local Time
EquipmentCanon 5D MkIII, Canon 70-200 L II f/2.8 at 200 mm, tripod
DescriptionComet Pan-STARRS over Gallup, New Mexico on the night of March 12, 2013.
LocationWilkerson Pass in Colorado
Date3/12/13 7:55 MDT
EquipmentCanon 5D M3 200mm f2.8 lens
DescriptionComet PanSTARRS with one day old moon shortly after sunset. Photo was taken at Wilkerson Pass in Colorado