PhotographerJosé J. Chambó
Location of photoMayhill, New Mexico
Date/Time of photoFeb 4, 2017 @ 11:31 UT
EquipmentPlanewave 17" CDK 1940mm f/4.5 & FLI-PL6303E
DescriptionComet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) imaged in February 4th, 2017 is located now to four months of reach its perihelion and with a brightness of 10.5 magnitude. Its dense tail of dust is 12 arcminutes long, while this image clearly shows around the head an outer gassy coma with green color of 5 arcminutes that corresponds to a sphere with 350.000 km.