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Observation by Nick James: C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2020 Jul 30 - 21:31

Uploaded

2020 Jul 31 - 20:51

Objects

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

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Constellation

Coma Berenices

Field centre

RA: 12h24m
Dec: +29°35'
Position angle: -3°04'

Field size

2°26' × 1°43'

Equipment
  • 90mm, f/5 refr. + ASI 294 MC
Exposure

8x60s

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

C/2020 F3

Title

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

About this image

C/2020 F3 is a shadow of its former self and the Moon is interfering too but the ion tail is still visible along with the wide dust fan. The comet is now in Coma and is passing many galaxies. Last night NGC 4314 was in the tail close to the head and NGC 4724 is near the right hand edge of this field.

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