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Marchini/Millucci/Ravenni Images of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake

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Observers: Alessandro Marchini, Vincenzo Millucci, Luca Ravenni
Location: San Casciano Val di Pesa (Florence), Italy
Date: March 23, 1996 22:28-22:50 UT

First 3 images were taken with a 50mm lens connected to a CCD camera StarLightXpress, mounted in parallel on a telescope Celestron C5+.

1st image: 23march96 h.22.28 UT - exposure 320''
2nd image: 23march96 h.22.38 UT - exp. 160''+double gain
3rd image: same as above, but processed in false colors

The 4th image is taken with the same CCD camera at prime focus+focal multiplier2x (F=2500) of a telescope Celestron C5+:

4th image: 28march96 h.22.50 UT - exp. 40'' (nucleo of the Hyakutake)

Alessandro Marchini, Vincenzo Millucci, Luca Ravenni
Osservatorio Astronomico "Torre Luciana" - Dpt.Physics, Univ.Siena
San Casciano Val di Pesa (Florence) - Italy

 
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