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Photographer:

Jean-Claude Merlin

Email:

jcmerlin@wanadoo.fr

Location of Photo:

Sierra Nevada Mountains (California, USA)

Date/Time of photo:

2017 May 22 - 6h38 UT

Equipment:

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

Description:

Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) on 2017 May 22. Composite of 13 3-minute exposures tracked on the comet motion. North is up. The plasma tail is very faint to the south. The dust tail is nearly sunward : it will soon look like an antitail when the Earth crosses the comet orbital plane.

Website:

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

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