Spectrum of Comet Hyakutake

A complete, optical spectrum of Comet Hyakutake was obtained with the ESO 1.52-m telescope (La Silla Observatory) by Hilmar Duerbeck (ESO) on UT March 8.3, 1996. For this observation, the Boller & Chivens spectrograph with a new UV-sensitive CCD chip was used. The subsequent data reduction was performed by the observer and Stefano Benetti (ESO) at ESO's office in Santiago de Chile.

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About the Image

Id:eso9620a
Type:Chart
Release date:13 March 1996
Related releases:eso9620
Size:608 x 410 px

About the Object

Name:Comet Hyakutake, Spectrum
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Comet
• X - Solar System

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