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Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3)


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About this observation
Tim Haymes
Time of observation
06/07/2020 - 02:20
C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)
Observing location
Near Oxford, UK
105mm F2.8 at F/4 Sigma lens
Vixen Polarie
9 x 3sec stack
3sec at iso-100

Best comet for 15+ years i recon, easy object in 10x50 Bs despite low altitude in the NE. Just seen with naked eye in twilight. The coma was still easy at 4am although the tail was all but swamped. Magnitude estimate close to 0, with tail 45' arc.
Observation following the BAA alert.  It was mostly cloud free here for the observation. The image has been stretched to bring out detail in the tail.

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