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C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)


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About this observation
Nick Quinn
Time of observation
17/07/2020 - 22:48
C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)
Observing location
Steyning, West Sussex, UK
Canon 70D
Canon EF-50mm f/1.8 II
20 x 30secs, f/2.5, ISO 800

Cirrus cloud slow to disperse at sunset, not reasonably clear until comet lower to the horizon. Some light pollution from Horsham and Guildford. Processed in Astro Pixel Processor which deals well with calibration frames, colour balance and light pollution removal but doesn't support aligning frames on comet. Hence have sacrificed some cometary detail  by aligning on stars but still shows synchronic bands in the dust tail. FOV is ~ 22 x 16 degrees. 

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