Observer(s): Astronomy Class (Students Age 16-18)
Location: Sonderborg Observatory, Denmark
Date: January 4, 1997 16:48:41 UT
Comet Hale Bopp , January 04, 1997
Difficult observing conditions, with slight fog.
No Panic ! There is a reason for the "missing tails", as John Bortle wrote in Sky & Telescope :
Since Hale-Bopp is still nearly on the opposite side of the Sun from Earth, any tail is likely to be highly foreshortened and unimpressive.
100 Sec. CCD photo - Jan 04, 1997 , 16.48.41 UT - the Astronomy Class. Vertical Image Size: 1200 Arcsec.
No filters, free transmission. 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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