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Hatfield Images of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake




Observer: Bob Hatfield
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Date: March 15, 1996 07:31 UT, 09:13 UT

First image was taken through an F10 800mm lens at 07:31 UTC with the st5 ccd at -29C. It is 12 x 90 sec.= 1080 second exposure.

Second imageH was taken through a CG11 telescope at F6.3 at 09:13 UTC with ST5 ccd at -33C. It is 24 x20 sec= 480 sec exposure.

The images were all taken on 3-15-96 from my backyard in Albuquerque, NM. All images were tracked and accumulated on the nucleus of the comet.

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