C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 2020-Jul-23 John Chumack

This was only a 30 second exp. at F2, ISO 1250, Canon 6D DSLR Camera, Rokinon 24mm F1.4 lens, “Star Adventurer” Tracking mount. That glow from that town (10 miles away) is really noticeable when there is haze on the horizon, ..From this point on the Comet is dimming rapidly, as it moves away from both the Sun and Earth, It was at its closest to Earth this night, I estimate the Comet to be about 4th Magnitude at the time. The waxing Moonlight will soon wipe it out even more.
But at least we have a piece of Astronomical history!!! What a nice little display it has put on for us Northern Hemisphere Observers!

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