Comet C/2020 F3: NEOWISE

Comet C/2020 F3 was discovered on March 27, 2020 by the Near Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (hence its name - NEOWISE). It measures approximately 3 miles in diameter and reached its closest position to the sun on July 3, 2020. It is the brightest comet visible since Hale-Bopp in 1997.
Lens: Super-Takumar 105mm f/2.8
Mount: Tripod
Camera: Modified Canon 650D; ISO 1600
Exposure: 5 sec.

Photographed from my yard in southeastern Minnesota on 7/19/20 at approximately 10: 30 PM CDT.

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