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Comet 2015V2 Johnson

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About this observation
Observer
Peter Carson
Time of observation
26/05/2017 - 00:35
Object
Comet 2015V2 Johnson
Observing location
Leigh on sea nr Southend Essex
Equipment
Televue NP101 100mm APO refractor
Sbig ST8300 CCD camera
Paramount
unguided
Exposure
12 x 120 secs
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Comet 2015V2 Johnson as it closes in on perihelion.
Its dust tail is now around 45 arc minutes long and its Ion tail, nearly in the opposite direction, is approaching 25 arc minutes in length. It's visible in binoculars even from my light polluted site.

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