Observers: Alessandro Dimai, Renzo Volcan, Davide Ghirardo
Location: Col Druscie Observatory, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date: March 26, 1997 20:10 UT
Image of the comet Hale Bopp taken on March 26.84 U.T. with a Takahashi 102 mm f/6, exp. 6' from Col Druscie Observatory. The authors are: Alessandro Dimai, Renzo Volcan and Davide Ghirardo (Astronomical Association of Cortina) The comet was of magnitude -1.0 with a naked eye visible ion tail of ~18 deg. and a diffuse dust tail of ~12 deg.
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