Contains: Comet, NGC 5507, NGC 5506
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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson

Technical card

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

Imaging camera: Atik 383L+

Resolution: 1200x900

Dates: June 24, 2017

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.23% job: 1784257

RA center: 213.713 degrees

DEC center: -3.379 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.290 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.399 degrees

Field radius: 0.894 degrees


Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) photographed on June 24, 2017. In this image the comet was going away from Sun and Earth but still kept with a high brightness of 7,5 magnitude and its morphology: a coma 15' diameter, dust tail until north edge of the photo and very faint ionic tail barely visible toward souteast (to down-left). Some small galaxies appears on this field in Virgo constellation, highlighting NGC 5506 and NGC 5507 circa upper right corner.

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Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson, 


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