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Lovejoy Image of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake


Observer: Terry Lovejoy
Location: Jimboomba, QLD, Australia
Date: February 11, 1996 15:50 UT

Feb 11.66, 1996. Subject is Comet 1996B2. Location Jimboomba, QLD, Australia. Exposure is 60 seconds with Kodak based CCD camera operating in 2x2 binned mode attached to a Takahashi 16cm f3.3 reflector. The moon is only 10 degrees or less from the comet. Note the beginning of the tail. Field size is 45' x 30'. Photographer T.Lovejoy.

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