Aurora and Panstarrs c/2011 L4 (astronomy winter nighttime ). Photo by Altred
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Aurora and Panstarrs c/2011 L4

Uploaded by: Altred

Wednesday March 20, 2013

Skaland, Norway

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Manufacturer: NIKON CORPORATION

Model: NIKON D800E

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 300.00

y-Resolution: 300.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Capture NX 2.4.0 W

Artist:

YCbCr Positioning: centered

Reference Black/White: 0.00, 255.00, 0.00, 255.00, 0.00, 255.00

Copyright: [None] (Photographer) - (Editor)

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 10 sec.

FNumber: f/2.8

Exposure Program: Manual

ISO Speed Ratings: 640

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.00 EV (f/2.8)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 14.0 mm

User Comment:

SubsecTime: 60

SubSecTimeOriginal: 60

SubSecTimeDigitized: 60

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: Uncalibrated

PixelXDimension: 981

PixelYDimension: 611

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

File Source: DSC

Scene Type: 1

CFA Pattern: 8 bytes undefined data

Custom Rendered: Custom process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 1.00

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 14

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Gain Control: Low gain up

Contrast: Normal

Saturation: Normal

Sharpness: Normal

Subject Distance Range: Unknown

GPS tag version: 0x02, 0x03, 0x00, 0x00

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30. gatorgal
12:18 AM GMT on April 07, 2013
Magnificent work!!!
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29. virgo1048
9:50 PM GMT on April 04, 2013
I've seen lots of photos of that comet but this is far and away my favorite. Congratulation on this superb capture.
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28. BEME
2:44 PM GMT on March 25, 2013
UNBELIEVABLE ONCE IN A LIFETIME SHOWCASE PHOTOS HERE!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! THANKS FOR SHARING THE AWE OF OUR UNIVERSE CAPTURED BY YOU AND YOUR CAMERA!!!:)))-Mindi
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27. GracieO
1:13 PM GMT on March 25, 2013
What a Stellar Astronomical Image! 20+
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26. nanapoo
1:19 AM GMT on March 25, 2013
WOW...magnificent!!! AC Congrats!
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25. sharong60
12:47 PM GMT on March 24, 2013
Fantastic shot! An Aurora and a Comet! Was this the Panstarr comet? Some of us in the U.S. were able to see it but none got as awesome a shot as you! Kudos!
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24. Altred
5:50 AM GMT on March 24, 2013
MeoMy...I'm speechless, Thank's for all nice and warm comments,for Vip,and all tonn's of votes, here and on the Facebook.When i took this picture,i diddent know there was a Panstarrs on the picture.I was driving around hunting that comet,but i diddent see him,so when the aurora started to show up,i stood at one place and took 69 pictures.When i came home and look't at my computer: there he was,at every picture.Every dog has its day,and this was my day.THANK YOU SO MUCH.
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23. CNisBelievin
2:49 AM GMT on March 24, 2013
So lucky to be you. Congratulations!!!!
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22. katy99780
12:57 AM GMT on March 24, 2013
WOW!! Exceptional photo!

Congratulations on the VIP and AC!
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21. teach50
12:39 AM GMT on March 24, 2013
Wow. What a super shot. Two beauties.
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20. ColoradoKat
9:24 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
I am in AWE! WOW! Congratulations, Hugo!
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19. WeatherWise
7:42 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Congratulations on AC and VIP! Beautiful
capture of Northern Lights and the bonus
capture of the COMET! Pretty!
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18. emixam101
4:33 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Kinda INSANE you caugh a WEST comet with AURORA!!!! IF EVEN, i could had clear sky when auroras are there...I CAN'T!!! Saw the comet ONLY TWICE (DUE TO CONDITIONS) And FAILED with the auroras, the clouds got on AS SOON AS CME HITTED EARTH.
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17. WurzelDave
4:12 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Wow, fabulous capture. I still haven't seen this comet, if only the cloud would disperse! Congrats on blue.
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16. luvne32
3:21 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Excellent capture of TWO NIGHT SKY EVENTS!! A historic photo.
Congratulations for the AC, and in advance for World View (I predict).
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15. Doesiedoats
3:00 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Very awesome photo indeed! Well done.

Congratulations on your AC.
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14. cantonme
2:40 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Wonderful celestial combination captured so well!
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13. YouKnowWho
2:35 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Amazing capture! Wow!
AC congrats!
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12. novembergale
2:14 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Wow! Spectacular shot!!!
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11. VirginIslandsVisitor
1:59 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Breathtaking. Thanks so much for sharing it with us!
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10. Mullen96
1:56 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
We need an 11 rating option for this pic.
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9. mcleodglen
1:54 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
that's gotta be the most amazing photo i've seen this year!
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8. Julybaby
1:53 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Exceptional, beautiful........and Congratulations!
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7. Catskills
1:11 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Rare and so very wonderful to capture these two celestial events together!
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6. pegpics
1:07 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
TOTALLY AWESOME!!!...AC CONGRATS!
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5. Proserpina
12:54 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Superb capture! Congratulations!
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4. gingyb
12:47 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Congrats on the awesome AC
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3. Biskitten
12:36 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
Fantastic shot - AC Congrats!
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2. skwirlwind
12:27 PM GMT on March 23, 2013
This photo is awesome! The two phenomena plus the mountains make this a 10 for sure! If I could, I would rate it an 11.
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1. Kennebunker
10:42 AM GMT on March 23, 2013
wow, Wow, WOW, Hugo! Two fabulous phenomena in one frame! Kudos to you, and congratulations on this terrific image in VIP!
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