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Photographer:

Jean-Claude Merlin

Email:

jcmerlin@wanadoo.fr

Location of Photo:

Mayhill (New Mexico, USA)

Date/Time of photo:

2017 Jan. 26 - 12h06 UT

Equipment:

iTelescope.Net 50-cm reflector F/4.6 - FLI CCD camera - Luminance filter

Description:

Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) in constellation Bootes. 10-minute exposure tracked on the comet motion. Near magnitude 10 the comet shows a bright central condensation and nearly 10-arcmin diffuse tail at about 2 AU from Earth.

Website:

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

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