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Crni Vrh Observatory Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Herman Mikuz
Location: Crni Vrh Observatory, Slovenia
Date: February 8, 1997 04:47 UT

Wide-field image of comet Hale-Bopp, taken on 1997 Feb. 8, with 2.8/180mm lens CCD and narrow-band filters. 5 minute exposure. Comet ion tail in the light of singly ionized water molecule (H2O+), centered at 620nm (FWHM=10nm). The frame field of view is 3.8x2.5 deg. North is at the top, East to the left.

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