Comet Hyakutake - C/1996 B2

This image, shown in blue was taken with an ultraviolet 'Woods' filter image that shows the distribution of scattered ultraviolet radiation from hydrogen atoms in the inner coma.

Credit:

M.R. Combi (The University of Michigan)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9813c
Type:Observation
Release date:27 March 1998, 06:00
Size:485 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

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
Far-UV
160 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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