Hyakutake – wideangle

comet Hyakutake
© Philipp Salzgeber

Film: Kodak Technical Pan
Telescope/Lens: Nikon 35mm f/2,0
Exposure: 15 min at f/2,8.
Date: 24 March 1996

Comments: I developed the Film in a print developer, which resulted in very hight contrast. The hight contrast is good for the comet, but it enhances the vignetting very much. I used my Super Polaris mount, without guiding corrections. I lined out the big dipper, to give you a scale of perspective on the lenght of comet Hyakutakes tail. At the point, where the tail intersects with the handle of the big dipper a patch can be seen. It seems that it represents a part of the comet, which disconnected earlier.

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