Inner Region of Comet Hyakutake

This image shows pieces of the nucleus that apparently broke off and1 were first detected during ground-based observations on March 24.

Credit:

H. A. Weaver (Applied Research Corp.), HST Comet Hyakutake Observing Team, and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9614d
Type:Observation
Release date:27 March 1996, 06:00
Size:500 x 500 px

About the Object

Name:C/1996 B2, Hyakutake
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet : Nucleus
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
675 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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