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Post by Dragon Wed May 20, 2020 9:31 pm

Comet C/2020 F8 (SWAN), perhaps the brightest comet we will see this year, is at its best from now until mid-June. It should be visible in from the UK in the northwestern sky after sunset, close to the horizon.

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Post by Dragon Wed May 20, 2020 9:34 pm

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Credit: D. Peach / Chilescope team

Image of Comet C/2020 F8 (SWAN) obtained by UK astrophotographer Damian Peach on 2 May 2020. The long greenish tail emanates from the head of the comet at the top left of the image.

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Post by Dragon Wed May 20, 2020 9:36 pm



A short video guide to seeing comet SWAN from the UK and mid-northern latitudes.


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Post by WolfSpirit Sat May 23, 2020 12:08 am

Wow, what a sight. Guess we'll have to keep an eye out for this.

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