Comet NEOWISE from Bridgwater

The weather was perfect on the night of 10 July, 2020. Comet NEOWISE took a while to show itself after sunset. It remained elusive until around 10:30pm when the icy rock could be easily seen at first in binoculars to locate it. Then is was quite easy to see with the naked eye including the tail.

Comet C/2020 F3 Neowise in twilight
Canon 400D, Sigma zoom lens at 108mm, 1 sec exposure, ISO1600, f/7.1

As the night drew darker, the comet became more impressive. Spectacular in binoculars.! Current predictions put the comet at magnitude 1 according to CometWatch.

Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) - Bidgwater
Canon 400D, Sigma zoom lens at 108mm, 3.2 sec exposure, ISO1600, f/5.6
Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) Somerset
Canon 400D, Sigma zoom lens at 150mm, 6 sec exposure, f/5.6

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