Comet Johnson V2 Last Night
Taken by Chris Schur on May 13, 2017 @ Payson, AZ
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Date Taken: 2017:05:14 11:29:57
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Comet Johnson V2 - 5/13/17 One Hour of Darkness.

Imaged comet Johnson in Bootes last night with the 10 f/3.8 astrograph. The comet is a blazing 7th magnitude now, and is very easy in the finder to see. Here, Ive recorded a nice teal colored coma, and the teardrop shaped dust tail. One hour of darkness last night before the moon rose - Then the clouds rolled in!
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Chris, please post also the image in color with the star trails, I think will be more detailed and better colored. In this there are some degradated colors in the coma/tail ... for the superimposition (image comet -- image stars -- photomontage)...
Posted by astromazzo 2017-05-14 16:17:58
Wonderful image, I can only dream of making such a good capture!
Posted by astromakem 2017-05-14 17:07:38
Posted by esplaobs 2017-05-14 17:38:02
Wow - nice!

Posted by owleye1 2017-05-14 17:45:21
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