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Garradd Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Copyright Gordon Garradd
Observer: Gordon Garradd
Location: Loomberah, New South Wales, Australia
Date: February 24, 1996 18:37 UT

300 sec exposure 1996 Feb 24.77661 (18.37 UT). North is up in this 18' X 13.5' field, which has been scaled down here. False colour palette has been applied to show inner and outer detail in the coma. The coma is about 8' in diameter, and there still appears to be an extrememly faint extension to the South West. Taken with a 25cm f/4.1 Newtonian and HI-SIS 22 CCD from Loomberah NSW Australia.

Copyright Gordon Garradd
gjg@mpx.com.au


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