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Costa Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Giovanni Costa
Location: Asiago Observatory, Italy
Date: March 4, 1997 02:20 UT

Photograph of Comet Hale-Bopp secured on March 4th, 1997 UT 02:20 with the Schmidt 67/92 cm telescope of the Asiago Observatory. Emulsion: TP4415 Hypered in forming gas + GG14 filter. Field: 3 degrees on the long side of the image. Guide: ST4 on Comet's head. Observer: Giovanni Costa. Note: the small diffused object on a side of the nucleus is the reflection typical of Schmidt cameras.

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