Hyakutake

Hyakutake

About Hyakutake

Comet Hyakutake is a comet, discovered on 31 January 1996, that passed very close to Earth in March of that year. It was dubbed The Great Comet of 1996; its passage near the Earth was one of the closest cometary approaches of the previous 200 years.

Contributions by Flcelloguy, Worldtraveller, and Indon.