Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: November 10, 1997 09:24 UT
1. 60 separate 50 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 30 by 20 arc minutes. This is an integrated white light image. First image started at 04:24 EST with the last image started at 05:55 Stars look trailed in this composite image, since it was effectively guided on the comet's motion. .
2. The image has been processed using an unsharp mask, with mask sigma set to 5.0.
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