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Puckett Image of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake


Observer: Tim Puckett
Location: Villa Rica, Georgia
Date: March 20, 1996 08:30 UT

This image of 1996b2 was obtained with a 30 cm reflector working at f/7.3 This is a 120 second exposure made with the ST6 camera. The exposure was taken on 03-20-96 at 08:29:34 UT. The image was taken by Tim Puckett from Villa Rica, Ga. USA North is up , field is 13.5 x 9.5 minutes, The telescope tracked on the comet...

Image is processed to bring out the jets around the nucleus...

Tim Puckett
Puckett Observatory
2854 N. Mckoy Rd. Villa Rica, Ga 30180
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