Observers: Giuseppe Menardi, Alessandro Dimai, Davide Ghirardo
Location: Col Druscie Observatory, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date: February 3, 1997
Image of comet Hale Bopp taken on February 03 with a Takahashi 102 mm f/6, exp. 8', and Kodak Express Gold 400 II hyper. from Col Druscie Observatory (Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy) 1780 mt. The autors are: Giuseppe Menardi, Alessandro Dimai and Davide Ghirardo The comet was of magnitude 1.8 with a ion tail of ~7 deg. naked eye visible.
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