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C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) with Apo-Elmarit-R 180mmF2.8 June 8, 2013UTC | by hirocun
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C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) with Apo-Elmarit-R 180mmF2.8 June 8, 2013UTC

I was lucky enough to take this frame in rainy season here in June - July, though the quality and quantity of data were low and scanty.

 

Three months have passed since the perihelion on March 10, 2013.

www.flickr.com/photos/hiroc/8546914928/

 

The comet was at about 2AU from the sun and the earth. The tail got shorter.

 

exuipment: Leica Apo-Elmarit-R 180mmF2.8 and EOS 5Dmk2-sp2, modified by Seo-san on Takahashi EM-200 temma 2 jr, equatorial mount without autoguiding

 

exposure: 4 times 15 minutes at ISO 1,600 and f/4.0

The first exposure started at 16:32:56 and the last frame at 17:18:23 June 8, 2013UTC.

 

site: 4,000 feet above sea level at 36 55 35N 139 44 57E in Tochigi, Japan

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Taken on June 8, 2013