Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) on 2016 Dec. 19

Jean-Claude Merlin
Location of photo
Sierra Nevada Mountains (California, USA)
Date/Time of photo
2016 Dec. 19 - 11h28 UT
iTelescope.Net 61-cm reflector F/6.5 - FLI CCD camera - Luminance filter
Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) near the Canes Venatici - Bootes border. Near magnitude 11 the comet shows a 6-arcmin diffuse tail at 2.7 AU both from the Earth and from the Sun.
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