18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Neowise Comet at Chocorua Lake, New Hampshire

The Neowise Comet shown above Mt. Chocorua in New Hampshire. Steam rising from the lake surface is highlighted with a headlamp shot through a blue piece of fabric. Noctilucent clouds fade over the mountain horizon. Trails from waterskippers make zigzag lines across the water surface. The light shining on the Reed Canary grasses is shown as sharp bright lines emerging from the water.

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Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Tamworth, New Hampshire, United States of America
Copyright: © Duncan O'Boyle