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Vodniza/Alonso Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observers: Alberto Quijano Vodniza, Jose Alonso
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: February 24, 1997 09:09:06, 09:20:51 UT

The first image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 5 inch, F10 reflector. 15 sec exposure. The Observatory is part of the University of Puerto Rico, located in the city of Mayaguez, western coast of Puerto Rico ( lat 18 N, long 67 W ). The field of view is 23.1 X 17.4 arc min.

The second image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 16 inch, F10 reflector. 5 sec exposure. The field of view is 7.3 X 5.5 . The image is unprocessed.

We watched again a shade on the left side of Hale's coma today. We watched that shade for first time at 02/22/97 ( 10:14:40 UT ).

Alberto Quijano Vodniza ( aquijano@coqui.net)
Jose Alonso ( j_alonso@rumac.upr.clu.edu )


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