new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Comet C/2011 L4 Panstarrs - Narrowfield IR - Feb 16, 2013 | by Joseph Brimacombe
Back to group

Comet C/2011 L4 Panstarrs - Narrowfield IR - Feb 16, 2013

Taken from Coral Towers Observatory at 0520 local time (15.808 UT) using a 41-cm RCOS and STL6K camera. 12 x 0.75 min exposures.

NOTE

Comet was imaged in the dawn light just above cloud covered rainforest and an industrial crane. The altitude was around 7 degrees!

LINK

Image from March 14: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/8559009707/

NASA documentary about this comet: svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a011100/a011188/

Imaging this comet: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/8478607030/

Image from Feb 2: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/8446477736/

1,438 views
5 faves
5 comments
Taken on February 16, 2013