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Bergeron Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Denis Bergeron
Location: Quebec, Canada
Date: February 17, 1997 10:30 UT

Mosaic of Hale-Bopp comet taken on February 17, 1997 at 10h30 UT by Denis Bergeron (Quebec, Canada) with a Criterion 4000 SCT 4" F5 (FL:500mm). A CCD camera SBIG ST6 was used and the exposure was 60sec. A total of 8 (1mn) images were used to make this image. The blue color of the comet were added to increase the look and are not the real color of Hale-Bopp. The image is very similar as we can see now when you observe Hale-Bopp with a telescope.


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