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Comet Pan-STARRS and the Moon: Spectacular Stargazer Photos

Moon and Comet Pan-STARRS Over Las Vegas

Tyler Leavitt

Astrophotographer Tyler Leavitt sent in a photo of the crescent moon and Comet Pan-STARRS over Las Vegas. Image submitted March 13, 2013. [Full Story: Comet Pan-STARRS and the Moon Wow Stargazers]

Moon and Comet Pan-STARRS Over Rio Rancho, NM

Josh Knutson

Astrophotographer Josh Knutson sent in a photo of the crescent new moon and Comet Pan-STARRS taken northwest of Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Image submitted March 12, 2013. [Full Story: Comet Pan-STARRS and the Moon Wow Stargazers]

Comet Pan-STARRS Over Texas

Douglas Lowry, DSLjr.@T.S.O.S., theshapesofsound@yahoo.com.

Douglas Lowry sent in this photo of Comet Pan-STARRS taken on March 11, 2013, in Texas. [Full Story: Comet Pan-STARRS and the Moon Wow Stargazers]

Comet Pan-STARRS Sky Map: StarDate

The location of Comet Pan-STARRS low in the western horizon in March 2013 is shown in this sky map released by StarDate Magazine, a publication of the McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas. More Comet Pan-STARRS Photos

Comet Pan-STARRS and Moon Over Marshall Space Flight Center, Ala.

NASA/MSFC

Aaron Kingery, a scientist at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. captured the image of Comet Pan-STARRS on the evening of Tuesday, March 12, 2013 using a Canon DSLR camera. The comet was near peak brightness as it traversed the evening sky.

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