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Comet C/2018 V1 Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto (Nov.16,2018) http://cometografia.es/2018v1-machholz-fujikawa-iwamoto-20/ Just ten days after discovery of comet C/2018 V1 (Machholz-Fujikawa-Iwamoto) reached magnitude 8 and developed a long ionic tail with two degrees length, barely visible toward nortwest in this wide field image taken on November 16, 2018. At same time shows other dust tail rather short toward west. The comet was located very low over the horizon and will be unobservable soon. Telescope Takahashi FSQ-106ED f/5.0. Camera SBIG STL-11000M. 14 min. total exposure. Remotely from Mayhill, New Mexico (USA).

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