Comet PanStarrs and Moon | Albert Smith

Albert Smith
Location of photo
Santa Cruz, CA
Date/Time of photo
3/12/2013 7:53PDT
135mm Canon telesphoto at f/4, 1 second exposure, fixed mount on tripod. Canon 5DMII
Looking from the Westside of Santa Cruz, CA, comet PanStarrs and the crescent moon.It was only barely visible to the unaided eye, and seen better in binoculars. But it is a far cry from comet McNaught in January 2007 from the same location. PanStarrs is much dimmer and really requires binoculars to easly observe.