Location of photoMayhill (New Mexico, USA)
Date/Time of photo2017 April 20 - 10h53 UT
EquipmentiTelescope.Net 43-cm reflector F/4.5 - FLI-PL6303E CCD camera - Luminance filter
DescriptionComet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) is slowly brightening near magnitude 8 in constellation Hercules. It shows a bright central condensation and always a very diffuse dust tail in a large fan but no trace of plasma tail. 5-minute exposure tracked on the comet motion.