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Campitelli Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Nick Campitelli
Location: Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Date: February 23, 1997 10:13, 10:22 UT

These two were taken on Feb. 23, 1997 at Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania. The first image was taken at 5:13 am using Fugi 800 super G plus, tracking for 5 minutes. The lens was a 50mm at f/4. The building in the corner is a brick tower on a hill. The second image was taken at 5:22 am using Fugi 800 super G plus, tracking for 4 minutes. The lens was a 300mm at f/4.

The moon was casting a lot of light. I'm using a home-made tracker, so the blurred stars are due to the slight shaking when using a heavy lens.

Nick Campitelli
nac0404@sru.edu


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