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Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson)

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Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) at epoch 15 January 2017 00:00 UTC (JD: 2457769.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 1.00170083
Orbit inclination i 49.87480633°
Perihelion distance q 1.63694895 AU
244,884,078 km
Aphelion distance Q n.a.
Semi-major axis a n.a.
Orbital period period n.a.
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2017-Jun-12 08:20:34
2,457,916.8476 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 164.89813404647°
Longitude of the ascending node node 69.852151467716°
Mean anomaly M -0.0048638950514611°
Mean motion n 0.00003301°/day

Visualization of Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson)
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Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Comet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 20 02h 09m 47s -32° 58’ 32” 18.97 Fornax
2019 May 21 02h 10m 20s -32° 58’ 00” 18.98 Fornax
2019 May 22 02h 10m 55s -32° 57’ 30” 18.98 Fornax
2019 May 23 02h 11m 30s -32° 57’ 07” 18.98 Fornax
2019 May 24 02h 12m 03s -32° 56’ 48” 18.99 Fornax
2019 May 25 02h 12m 37s -32° 56’ 35” 18.99 Fornax
2019 May 26 02h 13m 10s -32° 56’ 26” 18.99 Fornax
2019 May 27 02h 13m 44s -32° 56’ 23” 19.00 Fornax
2019 May 28 02h 14m 17s -32° 56’ 26” 19.00 Fornax
2019 May 29 02h 14m 48s -32° 56’ 31” 19.00 Fornax
2019 May 30 02h 15m 20s -32° 56’ 44” 19.01 Fornax
2019 May 31 02h 15m 52s -32° 57’ 00” 19.01 Fornax
2019 Jun 01 02h 16m 24s -32° 57’ 21” 19.01 Fornax
2019 Jun 02 02h 16m 55s -32° 57’ 48” 19.02 Fornax