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Sonderborg Observatory Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


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Observer(s): Astronomy Class (Students Age 16-18)
Location: Sonderborg Observatory, Denmark
Date: December 20, 1996

Comet Hale Bopp - Real Colour Pictures.

Comet Hale Bopp is still promising, tail structure visible from our latitude, at 55 North. These pictures show the dominant red filter B-W alone, together with a RGB Colour combined picture (3 x 100 Sec CCD). 100 Sec. CCD photo - Dec 20, 1996 - the Astronomy Class. Vertical Image Size: 1200 Arcsec.

5" APO f / 9 mounted piggyback on a user retrained 16" SCT Meade. 100 Sec Single CCD exposures, ST6 CCD.

Photographers : The Astronomy Class - students at grade 11-12 - all at age 16-18.

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Observatory Sonderborg , Denmark : Position 54 Deg 42 N, 9 Deg 48 E.

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