Canigó – Sommet de la Frema | 388 km.

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By Juanjo Diaz de Argandoña and M.Bret (only part of the traject in that case)
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO200 – 1/1.25
Lens ED80 APO Refractor Telescope
Date May 17th 2015 – 06:17:25
When we beated the World Record for distant sights almost a year ago, from the same place and at the same time, we never tought we were about to repeat it.
After days of calculation, preparation and planning we were again at the top of Pic du Canigó, just a little moments before sunrise, awating for the view that stopped the time.
Exactly at the forecasted time, and at the very certain place we were waiting it, the sun rose behind Alp-de-Haute-Provence.

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Puy de la Seche – Pic de l’Infern | 403 km.

agrandissement pic de prats de bassibes

By Joseph Mordelet
Camera Canon Eos 1100d
Lens zoom sigma 70/300 à 300mm – f/7.1 – 1/200 – ISO 100
Date January 6th 2015 – 17:30

The farthest sunset ever captured!

The silhouette of the Canigó massif and Pic de Prats de Bacivers (Pyreness) in front of the sun with a superior mirage effect .
It’s probably currently the farthest sharp photo (*1) of a horizon made from another land point and and possibly also the most distant setting sun photographed. In this regard it’s a new world record.

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Canigó – Tête de Chabriere | 381 km.

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.
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By Juanjo Diaz de Argandoña  / Marc Bret
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO200 – 1/1250
Lens ED80 APO Refractor Telescope
Date July 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. Even better, this event will became in a new world record for distant sighting.
Here it is.

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