Comet C/2020F3 (NEOWISE) on 20.07.2020

© Velimir Popov & Emil Ivanov 2020


Size: 1800 px

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 evening of July 20th. 2020 at 21.25 LT (19:25 UT) from Susam (Haskovo region, Bulgaria) .


Optic(s): 24 mm Canon lens @ f/2.8
Mount: Tripod
Camera: Canon 6d Mark II
Filters: -
Dates/Times: 20 Jul. 2020 22:15 UT
Location: Susam, Haskovo, Bulgaria
Exp. Details: 15 sec. @ ISO 3200
More details: -
Processing: PS
Copyright: Velimir Popov and Emil Ivanov 2020. All Rights Reserved
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