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Garradd Image of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake

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Copyright 1996 Gordon Garradd
Observer: Gordon Garradd
Location: Loomberah, New South Wales, Australia
Date: February 18, 1996 17:15 UT

C/1996 B2 Hyakutake sum of 2 X 300 sec exposures 1996 Feb 18.72 (17.15 UT). North is up in this 23' X 15' field, which has been scaled down here. False colour palette has been applied to show inner and outer detail in the coma and tail. The the coma is approximately 15' diameter, when viewed with a higher contrast setting than shown here. Taken with a 25cm f/4.1 Newtonian and HI-SIS 22 CCD from Loomberah NSW Australia.

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