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Hutchinson Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Bill Hutchinson
Location: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
Date: March 20, 1997 13:56 UT

VERNAL EQUINOX

This photo was taken at approximately 4:56AM Alaska Standard Time March 20th, the exact moment of the vernal equinox. Hale-Bopp was the first thing I saw this Spring. Another experience to remember. Two minute exposure on Ektachrome 400X, 180mm f2.8 using my Haig equatorial mount.

Bill Hutchinson
hutch@corecom.net


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