Comet ISON And Planet Mars
Taken by Jimmy Westlake on October 7, 2013 @ Stagecoach, Colorado, USA
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Exposure Time: 538976288/538976288
Aperture: f/1.0
ISO: 6400
Date Taken: ORATION
 
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Although faint, Comet ISON is easy to locate with a telescope because of its close proximity to the planet Mars. This image is a 103-second exposure with a Nikon D700 digital camera at ISO 6400 and a 300mm Nikkor lens at f8.0, taken at 5:22am MDT on October 7, 2013 from Stagecoach, Colorado, USA. Comet ISON is approximately 1ยบ 47 from Mars on the image. The bright star at the 2 oclock position from Comet ISON has a magnitude of 9.68.
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