Contains: Comet, The star 2Her
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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: GSO Newton 8" f/4

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates: May 2, 2017

Frames: 5x240"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.14% job: 1608565

RA center: 237.744 degrees

DEC center: 43.596 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.289 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.496 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees

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


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.

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José J. Chambó

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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 


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