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Jets in Comet Hyakutake

Hubble Hyakutake Jets

The above image has been digitally enhanced to emphasize the jets emanating from the nucleus. The strongest jet is pointing toward the Sun, which is approximately at the 4:30 position in this image.

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Photo: H. A. Weaver, Johns Hopkins University, his HST observing team, and NASA.

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