Observer(s): Alessandro Dimai, Davide Ghirardo
Location: Col Druscie Observatory, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Date: January 18, 1997 06:00 UT
Image of the comet Hale Bopp taken on January 18.25 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: Alessandro Dimai and Davide Ghirardo. The comet was of magnitude 2.5 with a ion tail of ~2 deg. and an antitail of ~1.5 deg.
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