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Farrell Images of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake

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Observer: John Farrell
Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico
Date: April 3, 1996 07:33 UT

This is a 10 second exposure taken April 3.3148, 1996, UT from Los Alamos, NM through thin clouds. The image was taken with a 36 cm SCT at f/7 and an Axiom Research AX-2 CCD camera. The fragment visible on April 1 and 2 has become too diffuse to detect. The inset shows the spiral jets near the nucleus.

John A. Farrell
farrell@roadrunner.com

 
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