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NESC Image of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake


Observers: Jesse Anderson, Bob Aslanian, Ed Frederick
Location: New England Science Center, Worcester, Massachussetts
Date: March 1, 1996

This image of Comet Hyakutake taken at the New England Science Center. To obtain these images, we used a ST-6 CCD camera, manufactured by Santa Barbara Instrument Group.

March 1, 1996

30 Second Exposure through an 8" f/10 SCT This image was taken after the bright Moon had set, and just before the onset of the morning twilight. At this time the comet was just high enough (24 degrees altitude) to be out of the atmospheric murk.

Jesse Anderson ( )
Bob Aslanian ( )
Ed Frederick ( )

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