Comet Hyakutake 1996 (B)
After visually detecting a "chunk" of material detaching from the core of the comet, Tom, with a short exposure, captured the event at 12:17 a.m. Photographed by Tom Martinez with the Observatory 30 inch f5 reflector at prime focus with an 8 second exposure. Fuji 400 asa color negative film. Location: Powell Observatory located 35 miles south of Kansas City, USA. (C)1996 Tom Martinez.

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