Optical image of Comet Hyakutake on Mar 24, 1996, 01:37 h - 01:41 h UTC
(courtesy Konrad Dennerl); figure caption

X-rays from Comets

- observed with ROSAT -

Hale-Bopp ... Encke ... Tabur ... Hyakutake ... RASS Comets

ROSAT Observations of Comet C/1995 O1 (Hale-Bopp)

X-ray Emissions from Comets Detected in the Röntgen X-ray Satellite All-Sky Survey
(cf. Dennerl et al, Science 277, 1625, 1997)

ROSAT Observations of Comet 2P/Encke

ROSAT Observations of Comet C/1996 Q1 (Tabur)
(cf. IAUC 6495)

Discovery of X-ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Emission from Comet C/Hyakutake 1996 B2
(Lisse et al, Science 274, 205, 1996)

XUV Detections of Comets in the ROSAT All-Sky Survey
(cf. IAUC 6486)

Post-Perihelion Observations of Comet Hyakutake with ROSAT

More Comets Detected in the ROSAT All-Sky Survey
(cf. IAUC 6413 & IAUC 6472)

Comet Tsuchiya-Kiuchi detected in the ROSAT All-Sky Survey
(cf. IAUC 6404) (first X-ray spectrum of a comet)

Comet Hyakutake detected in XUV by the ROSAT WFC
(cf. IAUC 6394)

First X-rays from a Comet Discovered
(deutsche Fas sung)
(cf. IAUC 6373)

The discovery of Comet Hyakutake in X-rays

IAU Circulars - Summary

Konrad Dennerl / Jakob Englhauser / 1999-Apr-08