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Sonderborg Observatory Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer(s): Astronomy Class (Students - Age 16-18)
Location: Sonderborg Observatory, Denmark
Date: March 9, 1997

180 Sec photo, Fuji HG800 Press, approx 0430UT + 3 min MARCH 09, 1997, 5" APO f9 mounted Piggyback on user retrained 16" SCT Meade. Sky conditions : perfect.

Camera conditions: due to cold batteries the electronic shutter did not work. As a result, the camera had to be released by hand, this affected the shape of the brightest stars.


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