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Tobin Images of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake

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Observer: James Tobin
Location: Red Rock Canyon, California
Date: March 24, 1996 09:30-10:00 UT

Photos by James P. Tobin

First Image

This is a shot of the head and neck region of Comet Hyakutake taken north of Red Rock Canyon in the Mojave Desert of California. It is a five minute exposure at 270 mm f3.5 on 3200 TMAX. It was take at 2 am Pacific time on the morning of March 24th.

Second Image

This is a shot of Hyakutake taken north of Red Rock Canyon on the morning of March 24th at 1:30 AM using a 50 mm lens at f2 using 1000 ASA Kodak Royal Gold film. It was a five minute exposure.

Third Image

This is a shot of the comet on the morning of March 24 at 1 am on 3200 TMAX with a 50 mm lens at f2. It was taken from a site north of Red Rock Canyon in the Mojave Desert of California. The sky was clear of clouds though hazy because of winds during the day. There was only intermitent winds at night.

 
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