Date: 02 May 1996
Depicts: Comet Hyakutake
Copyright: SOHO/LASCO C3 (ESA/NASA)
Comet Hyakutake, as imaged by the C3 coronagraph of the Naval Research Laboratory's LASCO instrument on the SOHO spacecraft on 2 May 1996. This picture shows the comet to the north of the Sun. The bright region near the Sun is a coronal mass ejection.
Last Update: 1 September 2019