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Astrophotography: Comet Hyakutake, 26 Mar 1996

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Comet Hyakutake, 26 Mar 1996
Copyright (c) 1996 Hiram Clawson
200 mm, f4, 16 minute exposure on Kodak Royal Gold ASA 1000 Color, 371x251 pixel JPEG image - 280 Kbytes, best viewed on a True Color visual (15 bits/pixel or greater)
26 March 1996 10:25:15 to 10:41:15 UT from my back yard in Santa Cruz, local time 02:25:15 PST, Weather: Clear skys, temp: 8 degrees C
The photograph that was scanned for this picture clearly shows the twin streaming tail. This scan begins to show this effect.

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