Comet Hyakutake

Comet Hyakutake at his closest approach to earth

Date: 27 March 1996, 20.30h CEST

Lens: f=135 mm f/1,8

Guiding: none, picture taken from tripod

Exposure time: 15 seconds

Film: Fujicolor 1600

Coma and central Jet (cropped picture), enhanced by image processing

Data as above, but half an hour later. Hyakutake's movement relative to the surrounding stars is well recognizable. Estimated speed: 0,4/h.

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