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Heine Drawing of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Uwe Heine
Location: Burlington, North Carolina
Date: February 19, 1997 10:15 UT

Hale-Bopp as seen through 16x80 Binoculars. This is a pencil drawing that was digitized and color-reversed. The first draft was done while observing (unlike my last drawing which was from memory) so the starfield is fairly accurate. The observation was at 10:15 UT (5:15 EST) on Feb. 19. The comet was approximately 0.9 mag.

Uwe Heine
Burlington, NC

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