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Cidadao Images of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake


Observer: Antonio Jose Cidadao
Location: Oeiras, Portugal
Date: March 27, 1996 21:30-22:00 UT

Notes: Tricolour (RGB) images Comet 1996B2; total of 12 images (4x3; first
       or 30 images (10x3; second picture) of 30 sec. each in
       mode (tracking was performed on the comet nucleus).

       The first image was log processed.

       Images were obtained with a 50mm f/1.4 lens and plain photographic 
       RGB filters (no IR-blocking filter was used). 

       The ST6 CCD camera was piggy-back mounted on a LX200 telescope.

       Member of A.P.A.A. (Associacao Portuguesa de Astronomos Amadores)


Date: 03/27/96 (red exposure beginning at 21h30min UT)
               (green exposure beginning at 21h36min UT)
               (blue exposure beninning at 21h42min UT)


Date: 03/27/96 (red exposure beginning at 22h00min UT)
               (green exposure beginning at 22h12min UT)
               (blue exposure beninning at 21h48min UT)

Site: Oeiras, Portugal ("roof-top" observatory)

Image Proc. Software: CCDOPS; PhotoShop

Antonio Jose Cidadao

Rua D. Antonio Luis de Menezes, No9, 3A,         phone: +351-1-4412192
S. Juliao da Barra, Oeiras,
2780 Oeiras
PORTUGAL                                         e-mail:

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