Observers: Alessandro Dimai, Giuseppe Menardi
Location: Col Druscie Observatory, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date: March 10, 1997
Image of the comet Hale Bopp taken on March 10 with a Takahashi 102 mm f/6, exp. 6' (Kodak Express Gold 400 II hyper.) from Col Druscie Observatory. The authors are: Alessandro Dimai and Giuseppe Menardi The comet was of magnitude -0.5 with a naked eye visible ion tail of ~14 deg. and a diffuse dust tail of ~6 deg.
Comet Hale-Bopp Home Page