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Eiers Drawing of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake

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Observer: Joe Eiers
Location: Sly Park, California
Date: March 25, 1996 21:30 UT

My "artist's conception" from sketch on March 25, 1996, 1:30 am. Naked eye view from Sly Park, Ca. - naked eye limiting Magnitude= 6.0 +. Tail extended past 60 degrees w/o averted vision!! Tremendous detail visible throughout the tail. Unbelievable! (Image viewing tip: turn the brightness of your monitor so that the trees at the bottom just become visible.)

 
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