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Observation by Alex Pratt: Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) - 2020 Jul 14

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Alex Pratt


2020 Jul 14 - 00:25


2020 Jul 14 - 11:59


C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

  • Canon EOS 500D
  • 18-55mm kit lens - 42mm @ f/5
  • ISO 1600
  • DeepSkyStacker

2 x 5s exposures


Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) - 2020 Jul 14


Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) - 2020 Jul 14

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A much more cloudy night. It was fairly clear whilst the comet was behind the tree on the left, then lots of cloud for the next 2 hours. The image is a stack of 2x5s indoor exposures taken during a brief gap in the clouds. The comet continues to display a nice dust tail.

After 02:00 UT the sky started to clear again, although at 54 deg. N I was observing the comet in strong twilight which swamped all except its coma.

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