panstarrs 3.11.13 | Gil McFarlane

Photographer
Gil McFarlane
Email
gmcfarlane@sbcglobal.net
Location of photo
Ventura, CA
Date/Time of photo
3.11.13 7:55 PM
Equipment
Pentax K5, 200mm Pentax lens set at f8. ISO 800. .7 second exposure. Tripod.
Description
It was difficult to find it until 7:45 when the sky glow darkened, then we just had about 15 minutes to watch it. You know, even a "disappointing" comet, never disappoints me. There are few objects with as much mystery and romance as a comet! I like the idea that they come from so far out but are still part of the solar system "family".
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