C/2011 L4 PanSTARRS Over The CSIRO Parkes Radio Observatory Australia.

C/2011 L4 PanSTARRS Over The CSIRO Parkes Radio Observatory Australia.

C/2011 L4 PanSTARRS Over The CSIRO Parkes Radio Observatory Australia.

Photo By: John M. Sarkissian

Another one of my absolute favorite photos of C/2011 L4 PanSTARRS comes from John Sarkissian as he displays the comet with his workplace in the foreground; The 64 meter CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope in Australia on the night of March 5th which was its closest approach to Earth.

Mr. Sarkissian’s Website: http://www.parkes.atnf.csiro.au/people/sar049/

NASA APOD page for Mr. Sarkissan’s photo: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130309.html

CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope Page: http://www.csiro.au/parkes

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