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Cordiale Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: John Cordiale
Location: Queensbury, New York
Date: March 16, 1997 09:30 UT

Tricolor image of Comet Hale-Bopp. 30 sec Red, 30 sec Green, 90 sec Blue. True Technology Dichroic R, G, B and IR block filters used. A ST5 CCD camera on a Takashi Flourite FC-65 Refractor and EM-1 mount were used. These colors approximate the true color of the comet. The yellow dust with the greens known as the Swan Bands of C2 in this coma (4,700 - 5,500 angstroms).

John Cordiale

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