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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson

Technical card

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

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates: May 17, 2017

Frames: 4x300"

Integration: 0.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.06% job: 1622294

RA center: 228.545 degrees

DEC center: 35.077 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.291 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.103 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees

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


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 



José J. Chambó

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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 


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