Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS)

A faint comet is currently moving through the sky in the constellation Orion. Unfortunately, it is too dim (mag. +8) to seen by the unaided eye but binoculars, a small telescope, or most digital cameras will be adequate to see it.

Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) moving through the constellation Orion.
Comet C/2020 M3 (ATLAS) moving through the constellation Orion.

As the comet was moving near the belt of Orion I captured about one hours worth of exposures and then did the typical stacking using Deep Sky Stacker. Post processing was done with rnc-color-stretch.

The comet is located to the right and slightly below the belt of Orion. The future path of the comet can be found at in-the-sky.org.

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