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C/2011 L4 PanSTARRS-3/18/13

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Comet C/2011 L4 (PanSTARRS) is a non-periodic comet discovered in June 2011 that is expected to be visible to the naked eye when it is near perihelion in March 2013. The comet was discovered using the Pan-STARRS telescope located near the summit of Haleakala, on the island of Maui in Hawaii.

Object Information

Name C/2011 L4 PanSTARRS-3/18/13
Constellation Pisces

Acquisition / Processing

Exposure 4.0 sec @ f/5.6. ISO 800. 20:16 MDT.
Camera Nikon D300 - 400mm lens
Location San Pedro Ceek, NM
Date March 18, 2013

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