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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) - 2020 Jul 16


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About this observation
Alex Pratt
Time of observation
16/07/2020 - 23:45
Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) - 2020 Jul 16
Observing location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Canon EOS 500D
18-55mm kit lens - 55mm @ f/5.6
ISO 1600
10 x 6s exposures

From indoors I can now pick up the comet in the NNW as it moves through Lyn on its way to lower UMa. My sky started to clear after 23:00 UT and I was able to take a wide range of exposures before the comet was occulted by the tree to the N.

It's still a fine sight in 10x50 binoculars and longer exposures hint at its broad dust tail.

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