Details in the gas tail and a dislocation event are visible as Comet Hyakutake passes the handle of the Big Dipper. For a closer view, click here.
Nikon 50mm lens at f4. Eight minutes tracking the stars on gas-hypersensitized Kodak 2514 black & white negative film. March 25, 1996, around 1:30 am from between Salisbury and Ocean City, Maryland. ©1996