Johnson 2015 V2
3 November 2015 by Jess Johnson of the Catalina Sky
Survey, C/2015 V2 (Johnson) is a hyperbolic comet.
to reach Perihelion in June 2017, the comet will be well placed for
northern hemisphere observers in the months leading up to this.
The comet is a morning object at the beginning of the year residing at
the top of Bootes then by mid-February moves in to
Hercules becoming a late evening object visible for the
rest of the night doing so until the end of May.
May, the comet should reach magnitude 6 which is well within
binocular viewing brightness before it plummets south becoming
unobservable to northern sky observers by July.
Southern observers will
be able to continue observing the object until the end of 2017.