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Valencia Observatory, Central Philippines
Canon EOS M100
56mm, f1. 6
Primary image cropped.
Comet C/2020 F8 (SWAN) was discovered in March by NASA's SOHO imaging.
At mag +5 it is easy to spot thru binoculars in Nautical twilight (when this image was captured). It's in an area of sky devoid of bright stars.
Comet SWAN is projected to reach Mag +4 over the next couple of weeks, but will remain low on the horizon before dawn. Nonetheless, it's the brightest comet I've seen in a long while!