Astronomy and astrophotography under California stars
Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)
July 15, 2020
Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) in the evening sky over the Mojave Desert (Landers, California). Click the image for a larger version.
Related Images Same photo in portrait view | Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) in pre-dawn sky
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106EDX-III telescope at f/3.65
Mount Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO and AP Eagle Pier
Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Exposure 3 minutes (3 x 1 minute) at ISO 1250
Calibration 0 darks | 0 flats | 0 bias
Air Temperature 78° F
Location Mojave National Preserve, California (near Kelso, CA)
Date July 15, 2020 at 9:41 PM PDT
Notes Processing: RAW images imported into Photoshop using Adobe Camera Raw. Levels, curves, vibrance, saturation, resize, stack, and convert to PNG in Photoshop v21.2.

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More info:
Read about the space telescope that discovered this comet.