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Offline pnj

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Comet Johnson
« on: 13:04:30, 16 April, 2017 »
Continuing my observations of Comet Johnson (2015 V2) it is about 8.4 magnitude now, and other sources suggest a split in the tail of dust and Iron tail. Imaged Friday 14th April. the bright star to the upper right is Tau Her. mag 4 Vixen 4" Refractor at 660mm and Sony A6000
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Re: Comet Johnson
« Reply #1 on: 20:55:33, 16 April, 2017 »
Nicely caught, Paul.... :clap:

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Re: Comet Johnson
« Reply #2 on: 21:41:59, 17 April, 2017 »
Very nice, Paul,

That Sony camera does a grand job  :urock:

Cheers,

Peter
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Mounts:  Gemini G41 with Pulsar controller. EQ6 Pro, EQ3-2 with Autostar. Star Adventurer
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