C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) 2020-Jul-28 Chris Schur

Comet Neowise F3
in the Evening sky
July 28, 2020

This 4.5 magnitude comet is now just visible in the evening sky over the treetops for our observatory. I had about 20 minutes to shoot this comet with the 10 inch for the very first time with this astrograph. The moon was past half, and brilliant in the sky nearby.

Lens: 10 inch f/3.8 Orion Astrograph with Baader MPCC coma corrector
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
Camera: SBIG ST10xme
Exposure: 17m
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing 4/10, Transparency 3/10
Outside Temperature: 65F
Processing Tools: Maxim DL, Photoshop CS2

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