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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

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

Description

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

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



    
        

            José J. Chambó