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tricks46
 Tuesday, March 12 2013 @ 10:57 am EDT (Read 3457 times)  
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Just after sundown on the 11th I put the DSLR up in the back yard on a tripod. I attached a 100/400 zoom to the Cannon7d and started taking some 1 and 2 second pictures or the longest exposure the sky would allow. I started at 100mm and searched each image. The image below is a true image of the first time I imaged the comet. It is faint so I put an arrow pointing it out. I would say you need a pair of bio's to find the comet then take your images.
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 Tuesday, March 12 2013 @ 11:01 am EDT  
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Here is a shot at about 350mm with the sky a little darker.
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 Wednesday, March 13 2013 @ 05:22 pm EDT  
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03/12/2013 - PanSTARRS and Moon on Western sky
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 Wednesday, March 13 2013 @ 05:28 pm EDT  
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Gorgeous!! Mike!


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 Friday, March 15 2013 @ 05:19 pm EDT  
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Hello. Between clouds I imaged the comet at 400mm. I saw the aircraft making a move towards the comet and I thought it would go away before the clouds came in but I was stuck with the comet and the aircraft. Laughing Out Loud Hope I can start using the scopes soon to get the impressive tail that is out there.
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