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In the Neighborhood
14 March 2013 Sam Rua

In the Neighborhood

Tucson, AZ

*** Best view at original size ***

I went up to the deck to see if I could catch comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4) and, after successfully
doing that I got the crescent Moon and then Jupiter with its 4 major moons. All objects are shown
to the same relative scale, taken with a lens / camera set-up at 1600mm focal length.

If one were able to travel at the speed of light, it would take a mere 1.3 seconds to reach the Moon,
9.5 minutes to reach comet PanSTARRS (C/2011 L4), and 43.75 minutes to reach Jupiter and its moons.

Canon EOS 7D ,Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM ,2x TC III
Tripod, mirror lock-up, remote cable release full exif

other sizes: small medium large original
Chad Ramsey02-Apr-2013 01:28
Wow! Very awesome work Sir!! :)
Range View 20-Mar-2013 22:23
A fantastic presentation of your wonderful night! V
Patricia Kay20-Mar-2013 21:59
Fantastic images to look through our telescope at the sky and all the interesting things you can day I might work out how mot attach the camera to it....BV
Bryan Murahashi20-Mar-2013 14:10
Wonderful collection of pictures from the nights sky.
REYHAN20-Mar-2013 05:24
Outstanding shot! V
Vickie BROWN16-Mar-2013 06:51
Outstanding work, Sam! BV
Christy VB16-Mar-2013 05:50
Super fantastic! I'm going to have to look for Jupiter. This collection is awesome. I like your fun facts too.
Hank Vander Velde16-Mar-2013 03:03
Terrific image and info Sam.
Carol Rollins16-Mar-2013 01:14
Outstanding work and presentation, Sam. This is really cool to view.
Walter O. Koenig15-Mar-2013 16:06
Excellent work Sam.
SageCreek Images15-Mar-2013 15:09
nicely done...
Jess. ( Lady.D.)15-Mar-2013 14:42
Neat shot Sam...
pkocinski15-Mar-2013 12:50
Cool stuff :-)
Jim Coffman15-Mar-2013 12:07
Excellent work,Sam!
CM Kwan15-Mar-2013 11:53
Wonderful work, Sam. V
waterfalls man15-Mar-2013 09:40
Great shots V!!
Chris Morton15-Mar-2013 09:24
thank you for this assembly and exposition
Tom Munson15-Mar-2013 05:00
Great shots and commentary, Sam!
joseantonio15-Mar-2013 04:56
Very nice presentation of this great capture.V.
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