Comet and Moon above the Mojave Desert | Paul Schulte

Photographer
Paul Schulte
Email
paul.schulte@unlv.edu
Location of photo
100 km WNW of Las Vegas, NV
Date/Time of photo
13 March 2013, 7:43 PDT
Equipment
Image collected by a Nikon D7000 camera with a 80-200 mm f/2.8 lens at about 110 mm. Exposure 4 seconds at f/5.
Description
Comet Panstarrs and the moon less than 4 degrees apart. Thin clouds added a wispy veil over the moon viewed from the Mojave Desert with mountains near Death Valley about 50 km away.