Comet NEOWISE punctures a cloud

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Comet NEOWISE punctures a cloud

Unread post by AstroGeek » Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:56 pm

Hopefully, this GIF file will open for you.
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Re: Comet NEOWISE punctures a cloud

Unread post by menardre » Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:20 pm

Very nice sequence. How long is the overall event?

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Re: Comet NEOWISE punctures a cloud

Unread post by NGC7000 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:25 pm

Very neat sequence, Steve. I think I encountered that same cloud 2 nights ago. lol

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Re: Comet NEOWISE punctures a cloud

Unread post by AstroGeek » Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:44 pm

Roger, the overall sequence is probably just 3 to 5 minutes.
Tom, I wanted to continue the sequence, but laptop battery powered off.
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Re: Comet NEOWISE punctures a cloud

Unread post by Pete » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:41 am

Great work Steve. Betcha your second best girlfriend would be happy to include it in her broadcast.

While NEOWISE is a fast mover at 10'/hour it took me a minute to figure out that the camera's not tracking and the whole star field's moving. Still, that 's a lot of movement in 5 or 6 minutes.
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