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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson
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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: Planewave 17" CDK

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 6303E


Dates:Feb. 4, 2017

Frames: 3x300" (15')

Integration: 15'

Avg. Moon age: 7.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.76%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1440370

RA center: 15h 40' 39"

DEC center: +44° 47' 9"

Pixel scale: 2.451 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.954 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees


Resolution: 1200x800

Locations: Mayhill - New Mexico (USA), Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Description

Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) imaged in February 4th, 2017 is located now to four months of reach its perihelion and with a brightness of 10.5 magnitude. Its dense tail of dust is 12 arcminutes long, while this image clearly shows around the head an outer gassy coma with green color of 5 arcminutes that corresponds to a sphere with 350.000 km. of diameter.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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