1997 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 3rd prize

Don Bartletti

Los Angeles Times / Life

01 January, 1996

The photographer's son plays ball with a comet. In fact comet Hyakutake, named after its Japanese discoverer, is hundreds of thousands of kilometers across. A remnant of the birth of our solar system, it was the brightest comet in 20 years.

About the photographer

Don Bartletti

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