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On the evening of March 11, 2013, Comet PanSTARRS was captured in a time lapse sequence as it set over the Dos Cabezas Mountains. The photos where taken from San Simon, AZ using a Nikon D90 and Nikkor 18-200 VR zoom lens at 200mm. All exposures were 2 seconds at F/5.6 (ISO 800) with a 1 second gap between exposures. The sequence was edited in Photoshop and assembled into a movie using QuickTime Pro.

Read more about how this video was made by visiting my blog at: astropixels.com/blog/2013/03/comet-panstarrs-the-movie/

Video copyright 2013 by Fred Espenak, Bifrost Astronomical Observatory (astropixels.com).

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