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PanStarrs is back near Polaris May 26, 2013

Started by hbastro, 05/27/2013 10:39PM
Posted 05/27/2013 10:39PM | Edited 05/31/2013 04:56PM Opening Post
Here is an image of Comet PanStarrs sporting a tail more than 5° long taken May 26 using a 3" F/4 astrograph and Sloan Yellow Filter (1) 6 min exposure...

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Posted 05/28/2013 07:35AM #1
Very nice photo. smile

Darian R.
Posted 05/31/2013 04:51PM | Edited 05/31/2013 06:25PM #2
Here is last nights image of Comet Pan-STARRS May 30, 2013 a bit more screen stretch now shows some flux nebula around Polaris and SH2-178. Again (1) subframe 6 min exposure using a yellow filter and 3" F/4 astrograph remote...

Oh its about 5.5° from Polaris to the core of the comet

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Posted 06/17/2013 06:52PM | Edited 06/17/2013 07:11PM #3
Another Pan-STARRS Comet shot with Beta Ursae Minor Kochab, a satellite, and some faint nebula. This is a single 15 min exposure using the 4.5" F/4 astrograph and yellow light filter. Taken June 15, 2013 from Sierra Chaparral Observatory.

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