Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) on 2017 April 20

Jean-Claude Merlin
Location of photo
Mayhill (New Mexico, USA)
Date/Time of photo
2017 April 20 - 10h53 UT
iTelescope.Net 43-cm reflector F/4.5 - FLI-PL6303E CCD camera - Luminance filter
Comet 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.
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