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Gitto Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


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Observer: Paul Gitto
Location: Arcturus Observatory, Pine Barrens of Whiting, New Jersey
Date: February 16, 1997 10:18, 10:53 UT

First image taken on 2/16/97 at 10:18 UT. The image was taken onto a Pictor 416 ccd thru a 10" LX200 @ f3.3. 8 Shift & combine images of 7.5secs. for a total of 60 sec. Image was dark and flat frame corrected, and log scaled.

Second image is a Tri-Color Hale-Bopp Image taken 2/16/97 From 10:34 UT to 10:53 UT. Dark field corrected, and log scaled. Images were onto a Pictor 416CCD thru a 10" LX 200 @ F/3.3 Images ranged from(60 sec. Red) (two - 60 sec. Green) (two - 60 Sec. Blue) Images were shift & combine 7.5 exps.

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