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Cordiale Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Copyright John E Cordiale 1997
Observer: John Cordiale
Location: Queensbury, New York
Date: February 2, 1997 10:45 UT

This is a tricolor image of Comet Hale-Bopp. Three separate images through the R, G, B filters were combined. A C-102 Refractor was used along with an ST5 CCD camera. The Comet's brightness is steadily increasing. Magnitude is about 2.5-2.8. Latitude 42.7 degrees N. Comet is now entering Sagitta.

Taken in Queensbury, NY USA. Exposures were 15 x 10 seconds Red and Green and 25 x10 seconds Blue. True Techonology filters were used.

Copyright John E Cordiale 1997


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