Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)
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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson (Dec.30,2015), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson (Dec.30,2015)
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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson (Dec.30,2015)

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D

Dates:Dec. 30, 2015

Frames: 2x240" (8')

Integration: 8'

Avg. Moon age: 19.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.88%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 934478

RA center: 7h 55' 18"

DEC center: +62° 27' 3"

Pixel scale: 2.436 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.362 degrees

Field radius: 0.488 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Hoya Redonda - Valencia (Spain), Enguera, Valencia, Spain


Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) imaged on December 30th, 2015 seven weeks after the image which I have taken later its discovery, now seems has increased its brightness from magnitude 17 to 16. 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 (Dec.30,2015), 


            José J. Chambó