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Pass Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Ralph Pass
Location: Massachussets
Dates: July 31, 1995 - 02:40 UT, August 1, 1995 - 02:10 UT

These are two images of Comet Hale-Bopp obtained at the times indicated. A Cookbook 245 CCD was used without the low noise modification. A Meade 8" f/6.3 LX200 was used for the exposure with no guiding during the exposures. The exposures were four minutes each.

For each image, a dark field was subtracted and a flat correction applied. The images were then median filtered and then the pixels were made square. A log enhancement was applied to each of the images.

Ralph Pass
rppass@tasc.com

 
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