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A distant traveller

By Arvorphoto    
The weather forecast for West Cornwall yesterday evening offered a glimpse of a hope for another comet photo and maybe a sunset. So Plan A was to head to Botallack. This, however, was thwarted by the sea mist rolling in combined with low cloud.

Knowing Cornwall is renowned for micro climates, Plan B was initiated and I headed over to Godrevy and yes, there was clear sky around but also quite a bit of cloud.
Patience is the key. Whilst trying to work out which way the cloud was moving, it became obvious that it was fairly static but, was slowly starting to dissolve and this beautiful view came in to sight.
Comet C/2020 F3 Neowise over Godrevy lighthouse

Version 1 is how the sky looked on arrival one hour before the main image

9 images stacked
Processing: Lightroom/Photoshop/Starry Landscape Stacker

As always, many thanks to those of you who have taken the time to look, vote, comment and give their awards.
Please feel free to offer critique. Another viewpoint is always welcome. Also feel free to ask any questions about the image.

Tags: Photography Cornwall Uk Lighthouse Sea Long exposure Stars 2020 Astrophotography Astronomy Night sky Godrevy Nightscape Landscape and travel Comet Godrevy lighthouse Outer space Arvor Photography Daryl Hutchinson Space and astronomy comet neowise C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)

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Alfie_P Plus
13 515 2 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2020 1:54PM
Superb image and capture ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 🏆

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viscostatic 14 47 8 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2020 2:36PM
A beautiful and spectacular image.

Phil.
16 Jul 2020 2:59PM
Wow.
adagio Plus
1 3 2 England
16 Jul 2020 4:04PM
Both images are quite spectacular, each in its own way.

Angela😄
AlfieK Plus
3 1 1 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2020 5:48PM
We have to have a bit of luck with the weather. Your choice of destination paid off. Excellent work.
Alfie
JuBarney Plus
9 33 4 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2020 7:11PM
Terrific shots, esp. your lead.
Ju
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2020 11:35PM
Excellent images, impressive to see that stunning sky...
Isabel GrinGrin

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