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Observation by Terry Evans: C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

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Terry Evans

Observer

Terry Evans

Observed

2020 Jul 10 - 21:20

Uploaded

2020 Jul 11 - 09:45

Objects

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

Equipment
  • Canon 60Da
  • TEC140
  • Skywatcher EQ6
Exposure

5*2s (ISO3200) Uncropped

Location

Withyman's Pool, top of the Quantocks

Target name

C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

Title

C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

About this image

One of many, I suspect, of Comet NEOWISE!  This was taken in the evening while the comet was at an altitude of about 4 degrees.  The sky was barely dark and the tail extends out of the frame on longer exposures but the contrast is too poor to get any detail.  It was just visible to the naked eye but improved as the sky got darker even as the comet got lower.  Excellent sight in 10*50 binoculars.  Reminds me a bit of a (much lower) Comet Bennett (showing my age :-).

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Neil Morrison
Neil Morrison, 2020 Jul 11 - 14:53 UTC

Yes I agree  Comet Neowise looks  similar to Comet Benett.   See my  members page of the 13th October 2018 for  a B/W image  from April 1970

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