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Lovejoy Image of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake


Observer: Terry Lovejoy
Location: Jimboomba, QLD, Australia
Date: February 16, 1996 17:24 UT

Comet Hyakutake C/1996B2 on February 16.725 UT, 1996. Exposure 120 seconds, Kodak based CCD in 2x2 bin mode, through a Takahashi 16cm f3.3 reflector. Taken by T.Lovejoy (Jimboomba, QLD, Australia). The scale of the image is 45' x 30'. The comet is 1.75 AU from the sun and 1.27 AU from the earth.

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