Okay so I have only tried looking for Pan STARRS once and of course with no luck. So tonight I decided to give it another try. I didn’t care that it was cold out or that my fingers and toes might freeze. I was going to get a shot of this comet even if frostbite was my reward. How did I fare? Miserably. I went out to the high school field in the hopes that I would be high enough to see this thing. As I stood there waiting for the sun to go down it started getting colder and colder. The moon came out and then I saw Jupiter. Did I see the comet anywhere? No. Was I looking in the right place? Yes. Was I high enough to clear the houses and the trees? Probably not. So what did I do? Photographed my surroundings. This is the high school field.
At this point the sun had set about an hour ago and my toes were almost numb with the cold so I packed it in. I kept an eye out as I walked slowly back home in defeat. Only the moon guided my way as I wallowed in my failure to capture the comet called Pan STARRS.
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