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C2020 F3 NEOWISE

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Observer
Grant Privett
Time of observation
27/07/2020 - 23:10
Object
C2020 F3 NEOWISE
Observing location
Cranborne Chase
Equipment
Canon M3
Canon 50mm F1.8
Tripod
Exposure
71x 4s @2000ISO
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I wasn't expecting a clear night so nipped out for a quick imaging session when I noticed. The first quarter moon not far away was a pain and brightened the sky which hid the ion tail somewhat, though its still quite long. The comet was only glimpsed naked eye.

On any other occasion I would have said "Wow!" if a comet looked like this, but this comet spoilt us somewhat a week or two back. Hope we don't have to wait another 15 years for something comparable. It will be sorely missed.

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