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The animation below shows what Comet 2020 F3 NEOWISE looks like in binoculars.
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Comet/2020 F3 NEOWISE from Leander, Texas with a William Optics RedCat51 250mm telescopeand Sony a7iii.
Details and full resolution image at: http://astronomy.robpettengill.org/blog200711.html
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Kickoff #BlackHistoryMonth with Analog Astronaut, Explorer, and Geoscientist @DrSianProctor. She just returned to Earth," completing a two-week mission in a mock Mars habitat in Hawaii for the Sensoria Project. https://buff.ly/2v8BWEg #Space2inspire #AstroAmbassadors