Observers: Alessandro Dimai, Davide Ghirardo
Location: Col Druscie Observatory, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date: March 8, 1997
Three images of the comet Hale Bopp taken on March 08 with a Takahashi 102 mm f/6, exp. 6' (Kodak Express Gold 400 II hyper.), Tele 300 mm f/2.8, exp. 4' and 100 mm lens f/2,8 exp. 3' from Col Druscie Observatory. The authors are: Alessandro Dimai and Davide Ghirardo The comet was of magnitude -0.3 with a naked eye visible ion tail of ~14 deg. and a diffuse dust tail of ~5 deg.
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