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Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake Images
May 1996

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Observer: SOHO Spacecraft
Location: Solar Orbit
Date: May 1, 1996

These pictures were taken yesterday at approx. perihelion. First image is of the comet and other is of the comet and the corona. There is a black occulting disk hiding the Sun itself. The radius of the occulter is about 3.7 solar radii. The C3 field of view is 30-32 solar radii - (30 vertically and 32 horizontally).


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Observer: SOHO Spacecraft
Location: Solar Orbit
Date: May 1, 1996

These pictures were taken yesterday at approx. perihelion. First image is of the comet and other is of the comet and the corona. There is a black occulting disk hiding the Sun itself. The radius of the occulter is about 3.7 solar radii. The C3 field of view is 30-32 solar radii - (30 vertically and 32 horizontally).


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Observer: SOHO Spacecraft
Location: Earth Orbit
Date: May 2-3, 1996


If you would like to submit a new image to this home page, contact:

Ron Baalke
ron@jpl.nasa.gov

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