2020-07-29, comet C/2020F3 (NEOWISE)

It had been a week since I had seen the comet. So in spite of the circumstances (high clouds, moonlight and heavy light pollution) I made an attempt to observe the comet. The comet was no longer visible to the naked eye, but this was mainly due to the quality of the sky (even M31 was not visible).

2020-07-29, 21.39UT, Canon EOS R, Sigma ART 135mm, F/2.5, 20x10s, ISO1600.
2020-07-29, 22.05UT, Canon EOS Ra, William Optics Star71mm, f=F348mm, 20x10s, ISO3200.

2020-07-13, comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

A short session from 02.00 – 04.00 from my observing site. The clouds made for some nice mood pictures. And noctilucent clouds were present as well.

20200713, 01.18UT, Canon R, Sigma 135mm ART, F2, 10×1.7s, ISO1600.
20200713, 01.29UT, Canpn Ra, Sigma 50mm ART, F2, 5s, ISO1600.

2020-07-12, comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) – updated

Another mostly clear night albeit with a strong wind. Before heading to to observing site, I was able to see the comet through my bedroomwindow. Upon arrival at the site I had to use the car to shield the equipment from the strong wind. The comet’s tail is becoming more and more prominent. An hour before dawn noctilucent clouds appeared again.

20200711, 2132UT, Canon 6D, Sigma135mm, F4, 50x1s, ISO1250.
Through my bedroomwindow
20200712, 00.48UT, Canon 6Dii, WO Goldcat 250mm, F4.9, 40x5s, ISO3200.
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