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Costa/Lissandrini Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observers: Giovanni Costa, Claudio Lissandrini
Location: Asiago Observatory, Italy
Date: March 8, 1997 04:16 UT

Photograph of Comet Hale-Bopp obtained on March 8th, 1997 UT 04:16 (expt. 25 min) with the Schmidt 67/92 cm (f=205 cm) telescope of the Asiago Astrophysical Observatory (Italy). Emulsion: unfiltered TP4415 hypered in forming gas. Field: 3 degrees on the long side of the image. Observers: Giovanni Costa and Claudio Lissandrini. The inset (inverted colors, same angular scale and orientation) shows a short 15 sec exposure (UT 02:44) on the inner comet's regions.

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