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C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)


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About this observation
Nick James
Time of observation
11/07/2020 - 01:20
C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)
Observing location
Chelmsford, UK
Canon EOS550D, 80mm FL, f/3.2
8x20.4s, ISO400

One of the great observing experiences of my life. Fantastic view of the comet and some very impressive NLCs in a dark blue summer sky with Mars, Saturn, Jupiter and the Moon behind me, the Milky Way in Cygnus overhead and strange wild animals in the bushes. A really bright overhead pass of ISS too. Observing doesn't get much better. This is a relatively wide field shot showing around 6 deg of dust tail. The faint blue ion tail is there too if you look.

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