Comet Hyakutake - C/1996 B2

This image, shown in red, was taken through a narrow-band red filter that shows only sunlight scattered by dust particles in the inner coma of the comet.

Credit:

M.R. Combi (The University of Michigan)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9813b
Type:Observation
Release date:27 March 1998, 06:00
Size:486 x 486 px

About the Object

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

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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