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Cordiale Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Copyright John Cordiale 1997
Observer: John Cordiale
Location: Queensbury, New York
Date: January 18, 1997 11:00 UT

This ST5 CCD image approximages the visual appearance of Comet Hale-Bopp. I estimated the magnitude to be slighty below 3.0 at this point in time. A 65 mm Takahashi Flourite refractor on an EM-1 mount with exposure times of 3 x 60 seconds captured this image. Outside temperature was 0 degrees F. Latitude was 42.7 N.

Copyright John E. Cordiale 1997

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