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Comet Pan-STARRS & Crescent Moon

And now for some positivity. Today is your other ideal day to catch this, if you didn't yesterday (3/12).

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Snapped it in Joshua Tree Park. Also got the Orion Nebula while I was at it. Cute story (for nerds): I didn't see it bare-eyed, but in the pics it showed as the brightest dot. Only explanation I can come up with is that the camera captured a lot of the infrared I couldn't see.


 

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