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Comet 2020 F3 Neowise


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About this observation
Philip Masding
Time of observation
19/07/2020 - 00:10
Comet 2020 F3 Neowise
Observing location
Borth-y-Gest, Gwynedd
Canon EOS 450D
Canon 55 to 250mm lens at 250mm
f5.6, ASA 800
Ioptron Star Tracker
10 exposures of 1 minute

It rained for most of the morning but cleared up in the afternoon to leave a lovely clear night. The comet looked great through binoculars, helped by the much darker sky than my usual observation location in Manchester. 

I used DSS for processing and this image is stacked using the stars which makes the comet a bit blurred. I tried the combined comet and star tracking mode but DSS kept crashing when calculating the final image. Any suggestions about this would be great!

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