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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D

Dates:Nov. 6, 2015

Frames: 4x240" (16')

Integration: 16'

Avg. Moon age: 24.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.01%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 841675

RA center: 08h18m52s

DEC center: +56°0046

Pixel scale: 2.436 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.255 degrees

Field radius: 0.488 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Benali - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain


Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) imaged on November 6th 2015, only 3 days after be discovered, with a brightness of magnitude 17 and a diameter of 10 arcseconds. The most bright star in the field has 7th magnitude, and some galaxies very faint and hard to identify appears scattered. This comet could be observable with small binoculars on mid 2017.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es


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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 


            José J. Chambó