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Barvoets Image of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake

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Observer: Peter Barvoets
Location: Adirondacks, New York
Date: March 24, 1996 04:30 - 05:30 UT

First image of the comet taken around 12:30am on 3/24 from the Adirondacks in NY. It was taken with a 105mm F2.8 lens guided on a single arm barn door for three minuets. The sky was very dark with good contrast. limiting magnitude was estimated at around 7.

Second image was taken with a 50mm, F1.2 at 11:30 pm. 30 second exposure.

 
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