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Observation by James Weightman: Comet Zoom In

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James Weightman

Observer

James Weightman

Observed

2020 Jul 12 - 02:05

Uploaded

2020 Jul 15 - 08:17

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Constellation

Auriga

Field centre

RA: 06h41m
Dec: +44°04'
Position angle: -26°57'

Field size

8° × 6°

Equipment
  • (left) Canon 100D DSLR + 85mm lens
  • (right) Nikon Coolpix P1000
Exposure

(left) f/1.8, 2.5secs ISO200. (right) f/8 Auto

Location

Cirencester, Glos UK

Target name

Comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE

Title

Comet Zoom In

About this image

Zooming in on comet two images compared: focal lengths (left) 200mm (right) 1800mm (35mm equivalent). On fixed tripod, therefore compromise between exposure time and trailing.

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