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Bourassa/Beauchamp Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observers: Yvan Bourassa, Dominique Beauchamp
Location: Observatoire Alphonse-Tardif, St-Neree, Quebec, Canada
Date: February 16, 1997 10:03 UT

First image taken by Yvan Bourassa and Dominique Beauchamp from MaestroniX inc. on Feb. 16, 10h03 UT with a 8" Schmidt camera on PPF ISO 400. 1 minute exposure time. One can see that the ion (blue) tail is now split in a "V" shaped form. Second image is an enlargement of coma from previous image.


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