Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)
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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson (Mar.6,2016), 


            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson (Mar.6,2016)
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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson (Mar.6,2016)

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 100D

Dates:March 6, 2016

Frames: 10x240" (40')

Integration: 40'

Avg. Moon age: 26.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.14%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1014482

RA center: 06h45m04s.8

DEC center: +63°0220

Pixel scale: 5.259 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.051 degrees

Field radius: 1.053 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Vallés - Valencia (Spain), Vallés, Valencia, Spain


Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) imaged on March 6th 2016. With a magnitude near the 16th by comparing with the stars of around, seems show some greenish tone which could mean a gassy activity when it is to 5.4 AU from Sun yet. When reach its perihelion on July 2017 this comet could be observable with binoculars.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es


Sky plot

Sky plot


Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson (Mar.6,2016), 


            José J. Chambó