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Crni Vrh Observatory Images of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake


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Observer: Herman Mikuz
Location: Crni Vrh Observatory, Slovenia
Date: February 18, 1996 03:37 UT, 04:18 UT

This image of comet was taken on 1996 Feb. 18 with the 20-cm, f/2 Baker-Schmidt camera, V filter and ST-6 CCD. Exposure time was 300s, starting at 3:37:24UT. The V-band image shows ellipsoidal coma ~14'x16' and ~0.3deg faint tail in PA ~280deg. See also the R-band image, taken with the same instrumentation. Exposure time was 180s, starting at 4:18:23UT.

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