Comet ISON
Taken by Juan Carlos Casado on November 21, 2013 @ Teide Observatory, Tenerife, Canary Islands (Spain)
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  Camera Used: Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 6/1
Aperture: Unavailable
ISO: 1600
Date Taken: 2013:11:21 08:01:22
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This photo was taken just two hours ago from Teide Observatory (IAC) in Tenerife, Canary Islands. The comet is on the distant island of Gran Canaria, while in the central cloud appears the planet Mercury. The comet is at the limit of naked eye visibility and in the photos appears with a long tail.

The photo was obtained by simple means: a SLR camera with a small telephoto lens (85 mm focal length) on a static tripod and 6 seconds of exposure.
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Wow!! Amazing.
Posted by NateB 2013-11-21 03:10:30
I wish I was on the Roque de los Muchachos as well these days ...
Posted by primozc 2013-11-21 07:07:37
Oh, Tenerife, not La Palma. Whatever, both locations are superb.
Posted by primozc 2013-11-21 07:08:31
Posted by eliasastro 2013-11-21 09:06:03
Really great picture. :-)
Posted by BobClay 2013-11-22 01:44:10
Damn nice, but doesnt look like a 95mm shot to me more 35mm and what was the iso?
Posted by james300 2013-11-22 06:21:31
Really nice shot.
Posted by TelcoPhil68 2013-11-22 09:30:26
Beautiful Shot!
Posted by jayhawk_j 2013-11-22 09:43:54
Beautiful. It doesnt look real.
Posted by Swift 2013-11-22 09:53:57
Posted by orionstar1 2013-11-23 22:07:49
351 thumbs up
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