Comet C/2020 F3 (NEWOWISE)
July 18, 2020
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I was finally able to view comet C/2020 F/3 (Neowise) from my heavenly backyard garden on the evening of July 18, 2020. The comet is barely a naked eye object but through the camera is quite vivid. While doing that, I also had another rig, The Orion ED80T CF telescope on the Celestron AVX mount using the Altair Hypercam 294C Pro TEC camera and the Orion 0.8x field reducer to capture the Lagoon & Trifid Nebulae in the southern sky.
For the comet, I used Backyard EOS capture program with my Canon T2i camera and the Canon ET74 EF 70-200mm EF zoom lens. I had the lens set at 200mm.
Date: July 20, 2020
Location: My Backyard, Savannah, GA
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