Object Information

Subject: My son and I observing Comet PanSTARRS C/2011 L4

Exposure data

Exposure: 2 seconds @ ISO1250 via remote shutter release
Processing: Adobe Photoshop CS3
Camera: Canon 5D
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L
Mount: Manfrotto tripod
Location: First Encounter Beach - Eastham, Massachusetts
Date: March 13, 2013
Notes: Image was selected as NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) for March 18, 2013
Notes: The image was also published on NBC News' Photo Blog
and NASA's Spaceweather.com website
Notes: The image was published in Frettabladid, the largest newspaper in Iceland.
Notes: The image was shortlisted for Royal Greenwich Observatory's Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 competition.

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© Chris Cook 2013