Comet Johnson Approaches

Photographer
José J. Chambó
Email
jjchambo@hotmail.com
Location of photo
Mayhill, New Mexico
Date/Time of photo
May 17, 2017 @ 05:48 UT
Equipment
Takahashi FSQ-106ED f/5.0 & SBIG STL-11000M
Description
A year and a half after be discovered by Jess Johnson through Catalina Sky Survey telescopes and after travel 750 million kilometers, the comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) approaches to inner of Solar Sistem these days, being observable by means of binoculars. While by astrophotography can be seen with much more detail, as in this widefield image in which can see its dust tail departing toward northwest (to bottom right) and its more faint ionic tail to south toward the brightest star Delta Bootis at left.
Website
http://cometografia.es

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