Comet Panstarrs 28.2.2013: This comet with the designation C/2011 L4 (Panstarrs) is besides Lemmon the second bright comet which can be observed right now with binoculars in the Southern Sky. Its present position is close to the sun. Therefore it is only visible in the twilight around sunset and sunrise.

The images were made on 28 February 2013 between 18:29 - 18:30 UT  from  Somerset West, South Africa.

 



Object Comet Panstarrs 28.2.13
Category Sun, Moon, Planets
Designation C/2011 L4 (Panstarrs)
Constellation Sculptor
Optics Canon EF 200mm tele lens f/2.8
Mount Tripod
Camera Modified Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 15x3sec ISO 3200
Calibration Dark Frame
Guiding Unguided
Processing DeepSkyStacker, Photoshop.
Location-Date Somerset West, South Africa - 28 Feb 2013
Remark Exposure from 18:29 - 18:30 UT, 28-2-2013
 
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