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Steward Observatory Image of Comet Hyakutake

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Observer: S. Larson
Location: Steward Observatory, Arizona
Date: February 15, 1996

The above image has been processed in two different ways to enhance the visibility of the comet's ion tail (the straight thin line coming out at about 1 o'clock from the nucleus). The image is a 1320 sec exposure taken on Feb 15 by S.Larson with the 1.5m Catalina scope.


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