Comet Panstarrs C/2011 L4 Emerging comet in Western sky at sunset For March 10, 2013

Uploaded 3/13/13

 This is the first set of images of this new comet, now coming into the sky in the northern hemisphere after a good months run in the southern skies. Now at magnitude 2, the comet can be seen very low on the western horizon in the bright sunset twilight.
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Lens: 80mm f/4.6 Zeiss APO Platform: Televue GEM Exposure: 3 seconds Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing 7/10, Transparency 8/10 Outside Temperature: 45F Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2 HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS