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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 25, 1996

5 Second Exposure through a 8" SCT Our SkyWatch on the 25th started kind of murky, but cleared up nicely as the night progressed. Taken about half past 7, this image shows a nicely defined tail and coma.

5 Second Exposure through a 8" SCT The comet wasn't quite in frame in this image, but it looked so nice against the four stars we decided to include it anyway.... This image was taken a few minutes before the previous one.

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

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