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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: October 9, 1997 10:07 UT

1. 30 separate 48 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes. This is an integrated white light image. First image started at 06:07 EST with the last image started at 06:44. Stars look trailed in this composite image, since it was effectively guided on the comet's motion.

2. 30 separate 48 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes. This is an integrated white light image.

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


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