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Crni Vrh Observatory Image of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake


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Observer: Herman Mikuz
Location: Crni Vrh Observatory, Slovenia
Date: March 1, 1996 03:37, 03:46 UT

Hyakutake (1996 B2)

Image of comet Hyakutake with diffuse ~0.7o dust tail, extending in ~PA 285o. It was processed from the 300s R- filter exposure, taken on 1996 Mar. 1, with the 20-cm, f/2 Baker-Schmidt camera and ST-6 CCD. Exposure started at 3:37:17UT. You may also see the W-B negative of this image. Additional 5-min V filter exposure started at 3:46:33UT.

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