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Have you seen Comet Neowise?

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Here are some photos of Comet Neowise that I shot over the weekend.  Brightest comet in over 20 years, but not nearly as spectacular as Hale-Bopp in 1996-97.  Still, it is worth getting out the binoculars to look for it after sundown (under the big dipper).  I live in the middle of the DFW Metroplex where the light pollution is horrible, but still was able to get some decent images.

 

Saturday night over my house.

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Sunday night over Lake Grapevine.

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Sunday night (300 mm lens).

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Nice pics. Pulled out the binocs last night and took a look see. She’s pretty dim now but still a good show.

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Awesome pictures, as always Seadog!!


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I tried last night around 0100, but my homegrown forest was either in the way, or I was too late.

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6 hours ago, oldtimer said:

I tried last night around 0100, but my homegrown forest was either in the way, or I was too late.

Last night in my area it was too overcast in the NW sky to see anything.  The comet is setting a little later each night.  Sunday night by 11pm CDT it was too low too see.  Get out about 1 hr after sunset for the best chance to see it.

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Nice photos 

I haven't been able to take one. 

However. I've seen it twice in the past week with an 8 x 48 orion.

 

If anyone in the neighborhood wants to stop by for a peak send me a pm.

 

Not mine but you get the idea.

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