Comet Hayakutake.

Imaged 3/27/96 at 0252 UTC from Evanston IL under heavily light polluted skies.

Camera: CWIP-S CCD integrating camera (un-cooled). 25mm f1.8 lens, tripod mounted, no tracking. Approximately 20 second exposure.

Processed with SkyPro (now CCDSoft) to stretch the contrast and show the tail to best advantage. No sharpening was applied.

Map of the region (from Earth Centered Universe).

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