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C/2020 F8 (SWAN)

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Observer
Nick James
Time of observation
15/05/2020 - 02:14
Object
C/2020 F8 (SWAN)
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Equipment
EOS550D + Canon 200mm, f/2.8L
Exposure
17x10s
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It's a bit pathetic but this is my first image of Comet C/2020 F8 (SWAN) from Chelmsford (Latitude 51.7 deg). This was taken this morning (May 15) using a Canon EOS550D + 200mm, f/2.8L lens very low in the bright twilight. As least it shows that the comet is visible from here. A lovely morning with Saturn and Jupiter close together in the south and the Moon and Mars rising together in the SE.

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Fossil Light's picture

Nice image Nick,

Guessing it wasn't visible naked eye?

Martin

nickjames's picture

Martin, I couldn't see it in bins either. The sky was just to bright. I only found it when I got home and looked at the images.

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