Observers: Alessandro Dimai, Davide Ghirardo
Location: Col Druscie Observatory, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date: February 16, 1997
Two images of the comet Hale Bopp taken on February 16 with a Takahashi 102 mm f/6 , exp. 6', and 35 mm lens f/2.8 (Kodak Express Gold 400 II hyper.) from Col Druscie Observatory (Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy) 1780 mt. The authors are: Alessandro Dimai and Davide Ghirardo. The comet was of magnitude 0.8 with an ion tail of ~8 deg. naked eye visible and a diffuse dust tail of ~2,5 deg.
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