Observers: Alessandro Dimai, Piergiorgio Cusinato
Location: Col Druscie Observatory, Dolomites, Italy
Date: March 12, 1997 03:50 UT
Two images of the comet Hale Bopp taken on March 12.16 with a Takahashi 102 mm f/6, exp. 6' (Kodak Express Gold 400 II hyper.), Tele 300 mm f/2.8, exp. 4' from Col Druscie Observatory. The authors are: Alessandro Dimai and Piergiorgio Cusinato The comet was of magnitude -0.6 with a naked eye visible ion tail of ~15 deg. and a diffuse dust tail of ~7 deg.
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