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'Messengers' | by Ben Stacey.
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'Messengers'

Another starry night and another spectacular few hours with some good laughs in Anglesey this week, this time capturing the once-in-a-lifetime astrological event that is the visible passage of C/2020 F3 or Comet NEOWISE as it's commonly known - through our Solar System.

Our Moon even rose before 1 am, perfectly illuminating Trwyn Du Lighthouse.

 

Due to it's orbit of nearly 6,800 years, it's amazing to think that the last generation of people to see this comet would have lived during the 5th millennium BC, before the written word and when the global human population was only around 40 million..

 

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Taken on July 12, 2020