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Miller Images of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake

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Observer: Doug Miller
Location: Lewes, Delaware
Date: March 24, 1996 07:43 UT

All images taken by Doug Miller from near Lewes, Delaware, USA at 38 deg 45' N, 75 deg 13' W.

24 March 1996 at 0743 UT, summed 3 x 60s integrations with Cookbook 245 CCD, 28 mm lens f/2.5, tracked piggyback. Left: Grayscale image showing jets from coma and detail in tail. Processed with MIRA A/P's Laplacian filter of order 2. Right: image at left pseudocolored to emphasize fine detail in tail. Note blooming artifact in brightest region of coma.

Doug Miller
1 Green Valley Run, Milton, DE 19968
or e-mail to dmiller@udel.edu

 
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