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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 




    

        José J. Chambó
Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:FSQ-106ED

Imaging camera:STL-11000M

Resolution: 1200x800

Dates: May 17, 2017

Frames: 3x300"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.06%

Astrometry.net job: 1616320

RA center: 228.852 degrees

DEC center: 35.200 degrees

Pixel scale: 11.689 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.073 degrees

Field radius: 2.341 degrees

Data source: Unknown

Description

A year and a half after be discovered by Jess Johnson through Catalina Sky Survey telescopes and after travel 750 million kilometers, the comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) approaches to inner of Solar Sistem these days, being observable by means of binoculars. While by astrophotography can be seen with much more detail, as in this widefield image in which can see its dust tail departing toward northwest (to bottom right) and its more faint ionic tail to south toward the brightest star Delta Bootis at left.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es 

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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 




    

        José J. Chambó

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