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Butcher Drawing of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Bryan Butcher
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Date: March 9, 1997 13:00 UT

I went out with a couple of fellow society members tonight and we enjoyed our first observation of the comet in the evenings skies. We saw it on Friday, but the haze conditions were worse than tonight. The bonus of seeing the sliver-moon was very nice indeed!

Bryan Butcher

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