Photo Gallery:Comet PanSTARRS (2013)
Comet PanSTARRS (2013)
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Date13 Mar 2013, 7:52PM
EquipmentCanon EOS 550D DSLR with Sigma 70-300mm APO Lens.
DescriptionComet C/2011 L4 (PanStarrs) as seen from Marine Drive, Mumbai (India) This is a cropped image to get closeup view. EXIF - Canon EOS 550D DSLR with Sigma 70-300mm APO Lens Manual Mode f/5.6 ISO 800 Shutter 10 Sec. Focal length 300mm Cropped image 13 March 2013 @ 7:52 PM
PhotographerWillim & Wendy McMickle
LocationBeverly Hills Florida
Date03/114/2013 9:00pm est
EquipmentCelestron Nex Star 6SE telescope for finding it, Nikon D3100 camera w/200mm zoom lens, exposure 4.4 sec, f/5.6, ISO 800
DescriptionPan-STARRS C/2011 L4 comet from our backyard in Beverly Hills Florida, Husband was panning with his Celestron when he found it I started taking the pictures. We posted them on our facebook page and got a reply from Earth Sky saying we should submit them to a magazine or newspaper and see if they would like to publish them so we though of you. Thank you for your time.
DateMarch 13 @2000
EquipmentNikon D300 camera and 28-300mm lens at 300mm. 1 sec. exp. at f/5.6
DescriptionBarely a naked eye comet from a Los Angeles suburb.
LocationVirginia Beach, VA
Date7:50 PM EDT
EquipmentCanon 20Da Camera 180mm f/2.8 Lecia lens Tripod
DescriptionComet PanSTARRS setting in the western sky. 180mm f/5.6 1600 ISO 4 second exposure
Date15 March 2013, 19:24 EST
EquipmentCanon EOS 5D Mark II, 105 mm, f/4.5, 2.5 s exposure, 1600 ISO
DescriptionA picture taken simply with the camera. In the horizon the water tower of Ottavia, in the north west of Roma, near my house.
EquipmentSony Alpha-390 DSL, 55-200mm lens @ 135mm, 4seconds, ISO800
DescriptionComet pan-STARRS and crescent moon. I was trying to get to the country for a better view when I hit a pot-hole and ruined a tire. I pulled over and pointed the camera toward where I thought the comet should be and opened the camera. I could not see the comet when I took the pic. Lucky shot.
LocationBustamante N.L. Mexico
DateMarch 09, 2013
EquipmentCanon eos T1i and Canon zoom 70 200 L @2.8. ISO 800 1 sec.
DescriptionPan-Starrs Comet. Picture taken in Bustamante Canyon in Nuevo Leon state, Mexico.
LocationBig Bear City, CA 92314
DateMarch 12, 2013, 7:55 PM
EquipmentNikon D600 with Nikkor 70-300 mm lens. Exposure 300mm at f/5.6, 1 second and ISO 800.
DescriptionLooking West over Shay Meadow, East of Big Bear City at an elevation of 6,820 feet. Clear and dark sky with very low humidity. Excellent seeing.
DateMarch 14, 2013 at 8:23pm EST
EquipmentCanon 50D with Canon 200mm 2.8L lens on tripod.
DescriptionHad clear skys for viewing unlike the evening before. This image of PanSTARRS had an exposure of 4 seconds at f3.5 and an ISO of 400. An auto contrast done in CS5.
DateMarch 12, 2013 10:22 PM
EquipmentCanon 60D camera with 28-135mm stabilized lens.
DescriptionOn the evening of March 12th I was admiring the crescent moon above the desert surrounding our house near Gate’s Pass in Tucson, Arizona. Using Vortex Viper 8X42 binoculars I noticed the comet Pan Starrs to the left of the moon. I photographed moon and comet using a Canon 60D camera with 28-135mm stabilized lens. ISO 12800, f/5.6, 1/10 sec exposure. Photo was cropped and sized using Photoshop software, but is otherwise unaltered.