Comet Neowise, 2020

Comet Neowise as photographed at the start of July 2020 under dark skies, on the borders of Oxfordshire and Warwickshire. I am very happy that I managed to capture this cosmic visitor before it disappears again for thousands of years (approx. 6,800 years).

Tech Card

Date / Location

10th July 2019, Oxfordshire, GMT+0, United Kingdom, TEMP: 11C, Bortle Class 4 ~SGM: 21.29 mag./arc sec2

Equipment

Camera: Nikon D810A

Lens: Samyang 135mm f/2

Mount: Skywatcher Star Adventurer

Image Quality

14 bit RAW (NEF)

Exposure time per image / number of composities and sensitivity

1 x 30s ISO 100 f/4

Software

Lightroom

Photoshop