Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Auriga (Aur)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet (C/2020 F3) NEOWISE  “Descending” through Cloud over Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith
Comet (C/2020 F3) NEOWISE  “Descending” through Cloud over Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada
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Comet (C/2020 F3) NEOWISE “Descending” through Cloud over Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada

Acquisition type: Drawing/Sketch

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon AF-S 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR

Imaging cameras: Nikon D500

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CC 2018  ·  Adobe Lighroom CC Classic 2018

Filters: ASTRO HUTECH HEUIB-II


Dates:July 9, 2020

Frames: 1x1"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.03%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3657921

RA center: 6h 26' 40"

DEC center: +39° 58' 12"

Pixel scale: 4.773 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 38.394 degrees

Field radius: 1.632 degrees


Resolution: 1365x2048

Locations: Solar Site, Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

f/5.6; ISO 1600; 1/1.6 second exposure

While the comet seems to be descending through cloud layers, the clouds are moving from right to left in the image; and the comet is actually ascending quite rapidly from left to right.

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Comet (C/2020 F3) NEOWISE  “Descending” through Cloud over Beckwith Township, Ontario, Canada, 



    
        

            Doug Griffith