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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 17, 2017

Frames: 4x300" (20')

Integration: 20'

Avg. Moon age: 20.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.06%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1622294

RA center: 15h14m10s

DEC center: +35°0437

Pixel scale: 4.291 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.103 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees


Resolution: 1200x900

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

Description

On same May 17th 2017, a few hours after get remotely my previous wide field picture, I took this more narrow image of the comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) from my backyard with habitual equipment. Besides of the dust tail with certain redish dye toward bottom right corner, although very faint also can be seen the narrow ionic tail toward left and leaving the field.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es

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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó

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