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Observation by Kevin Gurney: The Comet 'NEOWISE'

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Kevin Gurney


Kevin Gurney


2020 Jul 20 - 22:56


2020 Jul 21 - 15:21

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Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 09h52m
Dec: +48°36'
Position angle: +64°26'

Field size

6°17' × 7°43'

  • Canon 750D
  • Astrotrak mount
  • Backyard EOS
  • Canon 200mm zoom lens
  • Pixinsight

25s, 1600ISO, 85mm, f4



Target name

2020 F3 (NEOWISE)


The Comet 'NEOWISE'

About this image

There is a poor horizon from  my backyard so I felt privileged to be able to take a snap of 'The Comet of 2020' as it tucked between the trees. Its not a 'world beater' but I had to make the trade-off between it dipping below the treeline and twilight ending... 

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