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Photographer:

Jean-Claude Merlin

Email:

jcmerlin@wanadoo.fr

Location of Photo:

Sierra Nevada Mountains (California, USA)

Date/Time of photo:

2016 Dec. 19 - 11h28 UT

Equipment:

iTelescope.Net 61-cm reflector F/6.5 - FLI CCD camera - Luminance filter

Description:

Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) near the Canes Venatici - Bootes border. Near magnitude 11 the comet shows a 6-arcmin diffuse tail at 2.7 AU both from the Earth and from the Sun.

Website:

http://station504.pagesperso-orange.fr/

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