Pic du Midi Image of Comet 1996 B2 Hyakutake
Observers: E.Frappa, J.Lecacheux, P.Laques, F.Colas, J.Klinger,
Location: Pic du Midi Observatory, France
Date: March 24 1996
March 24 Image
It is possible to see on this image taken with the 1 metre telescope small
knots in the jet of the comet.
First detection of comet fragmentation
On these two images taken at 1 meter telescope at Pic du Midi observatory,
it is possible to see fragments of the nucleus moving in the dust tail.
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