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NEOWISE C/2020 F3  

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NEOWise is now circumpolar. Just after midnight - almost at the lowest place in its daily path. It looks better in binoculars - I just put the camera on the tripod.

If you want to go out: The 30° tail which appears in Stellarium is deceptive - at least inside London. The core is a tiny spec, so a longer telephoto lens (~200mm) is more appropriate (which I did not carry with me... 🙁 ). And as you can also see, exposure time matters. 

Let's hope it's clear again tonight...


Nikon D850 24-70 2.8@70mm 10s f/5.6 ISO400

Posted : 11/07/2020 11:28 am