Comet Hyakutake Animation - Enhanced (2.9 MB AVI Zipped File)
Comet Hyakutake Animation (887K AVI Zipped File)
This video of comet Hyakutake is composed of seventy four 5 second exposures in sequence. The exposures were made at one minute intervals with the first taken on 03/27/1996 at 07:47:16 UT. The last exposure was taken at 03/27/1996 08:46:54 UT. The images were obtained with 135mm lens and ST6 CCD camera. Clouds are present in some frames.
The video has been reduced in file size and Zipped for presentation on the internet. The file is an AVI, so unzip and view..
The video was imaged and produced by Tim Puckett of Villa Rica, Ga.
Puckett Observatory 2854 N. Mckoy Rd. Villa Rica, Ga. 30180 770-459-6491 http://www.mindspring.com/~tpuckett
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