Observers: Don Pollacco, Alan Fitzsimmons
Location: La Palma Observatory, Spain
Date: February 9, 1996
This is a false colour image of comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake) obtained by Don Pollacco (Royal Greenwich Observatory) and Alan Fitzsimmons (Queen's University of Belfast) on the 9th February 1996. The image is a 15 second V-band exposure obtained with the 2.5m Issac Newton Telescope on La Palma. This image may be reproduced provided credit is given to the people named above.
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