Inner Region of Comet Hyakutake
Depicts: Hyakutake, C/1996 B2
Copyright: H. A. Weaver (Applied Research Corp.), HST Comet Hyakutake Observing Team, and NASA
These are Hubble Space Telescope images of comet Hyakutake (designated C/1996 B2), taken at 8:30 P.M.. EST on Monday, March 25 when the comet passed at a distance of only 9.3 million miles from Earth.
Last Update: 1 September 2019