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Garradd Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Copyright 1996 Gordon Garradd
Observer: Gordon J. Garradd
Location: Loomberah, New South Wales, Australia
Date: February 11, 1996 18:15 UT

C/1995 O1 Hale-Bopp 300 sec exposure 1996 Feb 11.76090 (18.15 UT). North is up in this 13.5' X 12' field, which has been scaled down 2X here. False colour palette has been applied to show inner and outer detail in the coma. The main part of the coma is approximately 6' in diameter, but there appears to be an extrememly faint extension to the South West which was not recorded on Feb 2. 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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