Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 35mm, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas
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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 35mm

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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 35mm, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas
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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 35mm

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikkor 35mm f/1.8

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5600

Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequator

Filters: K and F Concept Natural Light


Date: July 18, 2020

Time: 22:39

Frames: 28

Focal length: 35

Seeing: 4

Transparency: 8


Astrometry.net job: 3687393

RA center: 9h 17' 12"

DEC center: +52° 58' 49"

Pixel scale: 22.574 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 35.318 degrees

Field radius: 19.227 degrees


Resolution: 5268x3156

Data source: Backyard

Description

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) is a retrograde comet with a near-parabolic orbit discovered on March 27, 2020, by astronomers during the NEOWISE mission of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope.

This is my try to capture it using 35 mm f 1.8 lens and a tripod on July 18 2020 night.

Stack of 28x10s frames.

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Description: applied some history transformation with pixinsight.

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Description: re-processed image from the scratch, less crop - declining sun light still visible, also some blue skies as well as more proper denoise.

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Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 35mm, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas