Our Solar System - Robert Arn
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Clouds of a Strange Planet

While this may appear to be a close up of the clouds of Jupiter, a close look will reveal some surprises A very thin crescent moon and Comet PanSTARRs can be found within the giant blueish-white band. Taken on March 11th, 2013, these strangely lit clouds are all Earth based, yet are thin enough to allow us to see objects outside of the atmosphere.



Location: Natural Bridges National Monument
Date: 2013-03-11
Camera: Canon XSi (modified)
Lens: Canon 200mm f/2.8L
Mount: Still Tripod
Shot: Single Shot
1x0.5 seconds f/4 ISO 200
Processing: Photoshop, Topaz