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Griffin Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: January 28, 1997 11:12:58 UT

First image is a 60 second exposure of Comet Hale Bopp started at 06:12:58 am EST on 28th January 1997. Taken through a wratten 25 red filter. SBIG ST8 CCD image, taken at the prime focus of a 12 inch f5 maksutov telescope. Image has been flat fielded . Image dimensions 31 arcminutes (long right ascension axis) by 20 arcminutes (short declination axis)

Second is a colour image of Hale Bopp created by combining 3 60 second exposures through red, blue and green filters.


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