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Col Druscie Observatory Images of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake


Observers: Francesco D'Arsič, Roberto Nuzzo and Gabriele Rosolen
Location: Passo Falzarego, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date: March 25, 1996 00:10 UT

Date: March 25, 1996 00:10 U.T. - exp. 10'
Tele 50 mm f/2,8 - Kodak Ektar 1000

The Comet is a dream! It's very long (tail >50 deg.) and clear visible to naked eye. The coma was over the Big Dipper shaft, instead the tail end in Virgo, between Vindemiatrix and the Coma cluster Mel 111. The total magnitude is -0,3 and the extension of the coma is 2 degrees.

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