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About This GigaPanToggle
- Taken by
- Explore score
- 0.11 Gigapixels
- Date added
- March 12, 2013
- Date taken
- March 11, 2013
Canon EOS 6D
Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L I...
- astrophotography, environmental, landscape, long exposure, nature, night
Comet C/2011 L4 PANSTARRS graces a classic Texas sunset above the Wolf Ridge Wind Energy Center near Muenster, Texas. Pan Starrs made its debut in the southern hemisphere during early March and peaked in brightness on March 10, 2013 when it reached perihelion (closest approach to the sun). Viewers in the northern hemisphere may catch it next to a new moon on March 12, but if you miss it it will be back in 106,000 years.
400mm, f5.6, 2sec, ISO 800, 2 second timer on tripod
Taken at 7:30pm, central time, USA
Stitched in Microsoft ICE