Neowise Over Plumas Lake

On July 13th 2020 I captured this image of Comet Neowise setting to the West at 9:15 pm. Canon 6d – 15 second exposure – 1250 ISO – 50mm lense

Neowise over Plumas Lake

C/2020 F3 or Comet NEOWISE is a long period comet with a near-parabolic orbit discovered on March 27, 2020, by astronomers during the NEOWISE mission of the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer space telescope. At that time, it was an 18th-magnitude object, located 2 AU away from the Sun and 1.7 AU away from Earth.
Orbital period: 6,766 years
Discovered: March 27, 2020
Orbits: SunLast perihelion: July 3, 2020
Dimensions: ~5 km (3 mi)
Number of observations: 376

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