Ben & Vic Levis
Image taken:
Dec. 24, 2011
Perth Observatory, Bickley, Western Australia, Australia
Now that the comet is moving away from the Sun it is getting much easier to see and photograph! the tail is a good 20 degrees long, a real Christmas treat! My Dad - Vic Levis, Richard Tonello of Astronomy Education Services and I spent the early hours of this morning atop the 24" Lowell Dome at Perth Observatory for these shots. Photo Details: 30sec @ f 3.5, ISO 1600 Canon 1Ds MKII and Canon 600D with Zeiss 18mm and Canon 24mm lenses respectively.
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