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Crni Vrh Observatory Images of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake

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Observer: Herman Mikuz
Location: Crni Vrh Observatory, Slovenia
Date: February 28, 1996 03:34 UT

Hyakutake (1996 B2)

This false color image of comet shows a trace of ~0.8o weavy ion tail structure, extending in ~PA 290o. It was processed from the 300s R- filter exposure, taken on 1996 Feb. 28, with the 20-cm, f/2 Baker-Schmidt camera and ST-6 CCD. Exposure started at 3:33:35UT. You may also see the W-B negative of this image.

 
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