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Nicolini/Facchini Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observers: M. Nicolini, M. Facchini
Location: Osservatorio Astronomico di Cavezzo, Italy
Date: February 9, 1997 04:45 UT

First Image

0.40 cm telescope, f/3.2 (Osservatorio Astronomico di Cavezzo); CCD Starlight SXL8, 512x512x15 micron. Image (sum of 33 single images; 5 seconds of integration) of 9th february , 4h 45m UT, of Hale Bopp in sawtooth scaling and false color. Image : M. Nicolini, M. Facchini. Digital processing: M. Facchini. Osservatorio Astronomico Cavezzo (Italy) . E-Mail : oss_astr_cav@arcanet.it.

Second Image

The sum of 33 images of 5 seconds of integration time of the Hale Bopp comet has been realized on the 9th february 1997 at 4h 45m UT in the Astronomical Observatory of Cavezzo, with the 40 cm telescope and the CCD camera 512x512, field: 12'x12'. The image has been treated with the Larson Sekanina rotational algorithm; 12 degrees (the North is up, East on the left). Image : M. Nicolini, M. Facchini. Digital processing: M. Facchini. Osservatorio Astronomico Cavezzo (Italy) . E-Mail : oss_astr_cav@arcanet.it.

Third Image

The sum of 33 images of 5 seconds of integration time of the Hale Bopp comet has been realized on the 9th february 1997 at 4h 45m UT in the Astronomical Observatory of Cavezzo, with the 40 cm telescope and the CCD camera 512x512. The image has been treated with the Larson Sekanina radial algorithm; -2 pixels (the North is up, East on the left). Image : M. Nicolini, M. Facchini. Digital processing: M. Facchini. Osservatorio Astronomico Cavezzo (Italy) . E-Mail : oss_astr_cav@arcanet.it.


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