Thanks, Elon – SpaceX craft photobombs photographer's Comet Neowise shot

Thanks, Elon – SpaceX craft photobombs photographers' best efforts
(Image credit: Daniel López)

It may be a slice of the future today, but SpaceX has also proved to be a spoiler for at least one photographer trying to snap a once-in-a-lifetime shot of Comet Neowise. 

As any astrophotographer will tell you, it is a niche yet incredibly rewarding genre within our favorite medium. As with all good things in life, you have to put the work in to get the best results – but the stunning images of the heavens that are possible with patience and practice keep many photographers coming back for more. 

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