Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  The star 2Her
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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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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4


Dates:May 2, 2017

Frames: 5x240" (20')

Integration: 20'

Avg. Moon age: 6.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.14%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1608565

RA center: 15h 50' 58"

DEC center: +43° 35' 45"

Pixel scale: 4.289 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.496 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

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

Description

Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) imaged on May 2nd 2017, aside from the tail of dust grains that remains to northwest, the comet has a ionic tail more narrower and fainter which departs from coma toward southwest (to bottom right), although is barely visible in this image. The bright red star is "2 Herculis" with 5.4 magnitude.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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