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#1 17.5Dob

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Posted 07 July 2020 - 06:42 AM

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Posted 07 July 2020 - 07:27 AM

Version 2, close to the full frame.

Nikon D7100, 70-300mm @ 220mm, ISO 800, f6.3, 14 X 4"

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Posted 07 July 2020 - 08:28 AM

Those photos made me say "WOW".   A splendid comet indeed.



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Posted 07 July 2020 - 09:38 AM

Great images! I finally spotted it for the first time this morning as it played hide-and-seek with cloud drifts.



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Posted 07 July 2020 - 10:22 AM

OK, it's definitely "Wow"!



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Posted 07 July 2020 - 08:10 PM

Absolutely beautiful images!



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Posted 07 July 2020 - 08:12 PM

Nicely done, going out to give it a try tomorrow early, clouds permitting.  



#8 17.5Dob

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Posted 07 July 2020 - 09:43 PM

This is an "out-take" from this morning as the clouds rolled back in again. Single shot

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Posted 07 July 2020 - 09:46 PM

wow, you are lucky to see this show.
really nice pictures
well done and thank you.



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Posted 07 July 2020 - 09:48 PM

And Ver 3...Restacked and processed in PI vs PS, uncropped, full frame from an APS-c camera, 220mm fl

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Posted 08 July 2020 - 12:05 AM

Those are really fantastic images Dave! Do you just use a camera tripod? Or did you use the Sky Tracker?



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Posted 08 July 2020 - 06:39 AM

The PI version is clearly better but the colors are very different. Are they a better match to what you saw visually? And speaking of visually, was the comet visible to your unaided eyes? 



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Posted 08 July 2020 - 06:45 AM

The PI version is clearly better but the colors are very different. Are they a better match to what you saw visually? And speaking of visually, was the comet visible to your unaided eyes? 

The Comet is extremely easy to see naked eye, complete with tail.



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Posted 08 July 2020 - 06:54 AM

Dave,

Looks like you are in Colorado, what time are you finding is best to look for Neowise.  Unforturnately where I am in Texas we have had overcast skies for the past week, but it is supposed to start clearing up and I want to set my clock to get up and try to get some pics. I have a Canon with a 600MM lens, that should be enough to get some good pics, right?  



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Posted 08 July 2020 - 10:47 AM

Dave,

Looks like you are in Colorado, what time are you finding is best to look for Neowise.  Unforturnately where I am in Texas we have had overcast skies for the past week, but it is supposed to start clearing up and I want to set my clock to get up and try to get some pics. I have a Canon with a 600MM lens, that should be enough to get some good pics, right?  

You can generate a finder chart for your desired time and location here:

 

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