Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

            Patrick Hsieh
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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

Technical card

Date: July 24, 2020

Time: 21:44

Frames: 30

Focal length: 100


Astrometry.net job: 3696682

RA center: 11h 10' 52"

DEC center: +45° 27' 55"

Pixel scale: 8.790 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 99.858 degrees

Field radius: 7.577 degrees


Resolution: 5202x3464

Locations: Mojave Preserve, Baker, CA, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

C/2020 F3 heading out from Earth, not to return for 6800 years! The darker evening sky background makes the ion tail really stand out, measuring over 9 degrees in length in this image.

Imaged with 30x30 sec exposures, Canon 60D, 55-250mm lens at ~100mm, iOptron SkyGuider Pro.

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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), 



    
        

            Patrick Hsieh