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Observation by Tim Haymes: Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3)

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Tim Haymes


2020 Jul 06 - 01:20


2020 Jul 06 - 12:43


C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

  • EOS 70D
  • 105mm F2.8 at F/4 Sigma lens
  • Vixen Polarie
  • 9 x 3sec stack

3sec at iso-100


Near Oxford, UK

Target name

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)


Comet NEOWISE (C/2020 F3)

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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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