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Col Druscie Observatory Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observers: Alessandro Dimai, Davide Ghirardo
Location: Col Druscie Observatory, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date: March 16, 1997

Two images of the comet Hale Bopp taken on March 16 with a Takahashi 102 mm f/6, exp. 6' (Kodak Express Gold 400 II hyper.), Tele 300 mm f/2,8 (hb1603-b.jpg), exp. 4' from Col Druscie Observatory. The authors are: Alessandro Dimai and Davide Ghirardo Astronomical Association of Cortina) The comet was of magnitude -0.7 with a naked eye visible ion tail of ~18 deg. and a diffuse dust tail of ~10 deg.

Alessandro Dimai
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