381 KM | Canigó, Pyrenees – Tête de Chabriere, Alps

When this picture was taken, it became the distant sight world record.

It was overtaken by this picture at 388 km. and then by this picture at 443 km.

Distance381 Kilometers
By  / Marc Bret
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO200 – 1/1250
LensED80 APO Refractor Telescope (900 mm. equiv.)
DateJuly 13th 2014 – 06:15:41

After days of researching, Marc discovered that certain peaks in Maritime Alps range will show in front of the sun at sunrise near summer solstice, in concret 13th July for the first of them. Even better, this event will became in a new world record for distant sighting.

Here it is.

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