Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) - 5 July 2020

C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) - 5 July 2020, 4:09AM MST / 1109UT
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I have a strong dislike of early mornings—but so worth it today because wow is that comet beautiful! C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) I was at Sunset Crater by 4AM. It was an easy naked-eye object, but really rewarding through binoculars. Last pic is closest to naked eye scale.

4:12AM MST / 1112UT

4:15AM MST / 1115UT
SubjectC/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)
Position (J2000)Auriga: [RA: 6 4.989 / Dec: 33° 12.484' ]*
MagnitudeNot estimated
Date/Time5 JULY 2020 - 4:00-4:30 AM MST (1100-1130 UT)
Observing Loc.Cinder Hills Overlook, Sunset Crater, Arizona
Instrument15 x 70 Oberwerk Binoculars / naked eye / Canon 6D Mark ii @ 300mm
ConditionsClear, twilight
SeeingNot estimated
TransparencyNautical Twilight
*ReferencesStarry Night Pro

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