Location of photoThe High Tatras, Slovakia
Date/Time of photo17. March, 2013
EquipmentCamera Canon 5D Mark II, Lens EF70-200mm f/4LL, USM, Focal Length 70 mm, Shutter Speed 10 sec, Aperture f/5, ISO 3200.
DescriptionI went on Sunday, March 17, 2013 for one day trip from Bratislava to the High Tatras mountains (370 km by car one way) to observe and to photograph a comet PANSTARRS (C/2011 L4). The comet was easily visible by naked eye, head bright as a star of 1,5 st magnitude and tail long 2-3 degrees. I will return to the mountains again as soon as weather permits. I saw my first comet Arend-Roland in spring 1957 as a 7 years old boy under the High Tatras too.