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Polakis Image of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake

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Observer: Tom Polakis
Location: Grove Creek Observatory, Australia
Date: March 21, 1996 15:00 UT

Here is Comet Hyakutake, photographed from Grove Creek Observatory, about 125 miles west of Sydney, Australia, with a 35-105mm lens at somewhere around 80mm and wide open at f/3.5. The exposure is about 15 minutes. Film was Fujicolor Super G 800. It was taken on March 21 at around 15h UT.

Photo by Tom Polakis
Tempe, Arizona

 
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