Photo Gallery:Comet PanSTARRS (2013)
Comet PanSTARRS (2013)
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Location91400 Gometz (France)
Date2013 March 14 , 19h59m UTC
EquipmentCamera CANON EOS 600D and teleobjective 200mm at f/2.8 on a tripod
DescriptionComet Pan-STARRS showing up at dusk through fine clouds near star 51 PSC
DatetUES mAR 12 7:25PM
EquipmentCANON T1I 75-200MM LENS AT 200MM F5.6 1.6SEC AT ISO800
DescriptionI WAS DRIVING TO A MEETING WHEN THROUGH THE CLOUDS PEAKED THE SLIVER OF A TWO DAY OLD MOON. i LOOKED TO THE SOUTH AND SAW THE COMET. I PULLED OVER ANS WITH NO TRIPOD ON THE OOF OF MY CAR I TOOK THE PHOTO LOOKING OVER BOULDER. THE MOON COMET DUET WAS ONLY VISIBLE FOR ABOUT 5 MINUTES BUT WAS AWESOME.
PhotographerChris Dalla Piazza
Equipment6" Lurie-Houghton Newtonian f/4.5 with Nikon D300
DescriptionStack of 50x1s exposures
DateMarch 12, 2013 shortly after sunset
DescriptionPhoto taken in front of the Air and Space museum. Met several super nice groups of comet observers on the Mall who were eager to share the view under binoculars. Very easy to see with bino, with a beautiful short tail. Barely visible with naked eye. Canon 300D on tripod, 100mm lens.
DateMarch 14th 2013-8:15pm
EquipmentCelestron 5 SCT (1970's) Nikon D70 20 second exposure, clock driven.
DescriptionNice view of Comet Panstarrs above and in the trees after sunset. First night we could see with the naked eye near horizon as sky darkened.
PhotographerVictor C. Rogus
EquipmentMore clear skies for Jadwin Missouri so I had another chance to photograph comet Pan-STARRS with a 5 inch apochromatic refractor on a Losmandy mount My exposure time was 2 seconds ISO of 2500 and an F stop of 9 at 20:15:45. Cannon 60Da Camera
DescriptionA wonderful, warm, clear evening, but the comet is still not naked eye visible, but a wonderful sight all the while, Comet Pan-STARRS did become quite red as seen in this photograph just before it set below the horizon.
EquipmentCanon EOS 60D with tripod 10sec exp
DescriptionA color and hue altered 1st photo ever taken by me of a comet.
LocationSouth of Monahans, Texas
DateMarch 13, 2013 8:00 PM CST
EquipmentNikon D90 70mm - 300mm
DescriptionPhoto of Comet PANSTARRS taken March 13, 2013. Looking west, south of Monahans, Texas.
DateMarch 14 2013, 8pm
EquipmentNikon D40 with 200mm lens on tripod.
DescriptionComet C/2011 L4 (Pan-STARRS) from Summerville, SC March 14, 2013 8pm local time.
Date03/14/2013 20:08 EDT
EquipmentCanon 350D DLSR
DescriptionA quick shot of the comet tonight. To keep the filesize down I resized the full image down quite a bit, the crop on the right is at the camera's full resolution. It looked great in 11x70 binocs, but the weather conditions were brutal