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Photographer:

Rich Schmidt

Email:

schmidt.rich@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

US Naval Observatory

Date/Time of photo:

March 14 8:20 pm EDT

Equipment:

US Naval Observatory 12-inch f/15 Clark refractor, prime focus, Nikon D7000. Five second exposure ISO 4000.

Description:

Comet PanSTARRS was just above the horizon when this image was taken from the 12-inch refractor at the Naval Observatory, Washington, DC. The telescope was horizontal! A dark lane is just visible extending away from the Sun in this image.

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