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    WATCH: Elusive Pan-STARRS Comet Soars Over Arizona

    By Jillian MacMath, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    March 15, 2013; 4:02 AM ET
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    The Pan-STARRS comet, visible to the naked eye this week, has captured the attention of astronomers and stargazers alike.

    The video below was shot in a time-lapse photo sequence over the Dos Cabezas Mountains in San Simon, Ariz., Monday evening by photographer Fred Espenak.

    6 Surprising Facts About Comet Pan-STARRS in Night Sky
    Comet Pan-STARRS or PANSTARRS: What's In a Celestial Name?

    The elusive comet will be prominent in the sky again tonight above many parts of the United States, before disappearing for another 100 million years.

    Check out the AccuWeather.com forecast conditions map, for the best days and locations for viewing the celestial show.

    Comet PanSTARRS - The Movie from Fred Espenak on Vimeo.

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