Comet C/2015 V2 Johnson has been sliding south down the side of Botes the Herdsman all month and slowly brightening. The "2015" in its name was the year of its discovery. On Nov. 3, 2015, astronomer J.A. Johnson, working with the Catalina Sky Survey, found the then-faint new comet in the constellation Lynx the Lynxnot far from the bowl of the Big Dipper.
The comet stayed faint until earlie...
May 29, 2017 - 11:51am