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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: May 11, 1997 00:47-01:07 UT

1. 25 x 20 second exposures of Hale Bopp, taken through a Lumicon Swann Band filter have been combined and processed to give this image of Hale Bopp. Images taken between 00:47 and 01:07 UT using an SBIG ST8 CCD camera in medium resolution mode (18 micron pixels) Image taken through a 12 inch f5 Maksutov, field of view approximagely 0.3 degrees x 0.2 degrees.

2. 25 x 20 second exposures of Hale Bopp, taken through a Lumicon Swann Band filter have been processed using a rotational gradient filter, with rotation 10 degrees and amplification 10. Images obtained using 12 inch Maksutov, with SBIG ST8 CCD working in medium resolution mode (18 micron Pixels) .

Ian Griffin
GRIFFIN.I@a1.brevard.cc.fl.us


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