Comet Hyakutake   HOME INDEX BACK NEXT

The brightest comet to be seen in many years, Comet Hyakutake developed a very long tail that was easily visible to the naked eye during the spring of 1996.

Image details: 10-minute exposure taken with a Canon camera and an Aero-Ektar lens with a focal length of 178 mm, on Kodak Gold 1000 film.

March 17, 1996