Credit: Tom Warner/WeatherVideoHD.TV/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Timelapse footage of comet Pan-STARRS setting below a thin crescent Moon, on 13th March 2013. Comet Pan-STARRS, or C 2011 L4, was discovered in June 2011, and was at its closest to the Sun on 10th March 2013. Around this time it reaches its maximum brightness of around magnitude 1. Filmed from South Dakota, USA.

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Comet Pan-STARRS, timelapse

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