Comet C/2020F3 (NEOWISE) on 7.07.2020

© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2020



C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) is a retrograde comet with a near-parabolic orbit. It was discovered on March 27, 2020 by the NEOWISE space telescope. It passed perihelion at 0.29 AU (43 million km) from the Sun on July 3, 2020. When the comet entered the field of view of SOHO LASCO C3 on 22 June 2020 the comet had brightened to magnitude 3.This image was taken on the morning of July 7th. 2020 at 4.30 LT (2:30 UT) from the city of Varna (Bulgaria) on the eastern horizon before sunrise.



Optic(s): 70 - 200 mm Canon lens @ 200mm f/4.0
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Camera: Canon 6 D Mark II
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Dates/Times: 7 Jul. 2020
Location: Varna, Bulgaria
Exp. Details: 3 sec. @ ISO 640
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Processing: PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2020. All Rights Reserved
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