Comet Pan-STARRS and the Moon | Space Wallpaper

Comet Pan-STARRS and the Moon

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On Tuesday March 12, the comet known officially as comet C/2011 L4 (Pan-STARRS), stood almost directly above the western horizon, less than 5 degrees to the left of a very narrow crescent moon as seen in this space wallpaper.

Credit: Dale P. Cruikshank

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