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Comet Hale-Bopp Images - April 1997

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Observer: Bill Hutchinson
Location: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
Date: April 19, 1997

Nikon N90 50mm lens at f 2.0 15 seconds on Fuji 400 HG.


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Observer: Bill Hutchinson
Location: Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska
Date: April 19, 1997

Nikon N90 50mm lens at f 2.0 20 seconds on Fuji 400 HG.


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Observer: Loke Kun Tan
Location: Mono Lake, California
Date: April 19, 1997

90mm f2.8 lens on a Pentax 6x7 camera.


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Observers: Alberto Quijano Vodniza, Luis M. Quinones
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: April 19, 1997 00:12:07 UT

Image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 5 inch, F10 reflector. 1.0 sec exposure.


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Observer: Don Ross
Location: Wheeling, West Virginia
Date: April 19, 1997 01:45 UT

Nikon N6006 55mm F1.8 Kodak RG1000 exposure 15 seconds. Foreground was hand flashed during exposure.


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Observer: Armando Basualdo
Location: Austin, Texas
Date: April 19, 1997 02:30 UT

Kodak Royal Gold ISO 200, 1 min.exp. lense 70mm.


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Observers: Francesca Lucentini, Marco Paolo Pavese
Location: Casella, Italy
Date: April 19, 1997 21:10 PM

Comet Hale-Bopp with a Kingfischer.

Fujicrhome 400 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 180 mm F2.8-16, TIME 5sec.+ DOUBLE EXPOSITION and miniflash.


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Observer: Gianluca Masi
Location: Ceccano, Italy
Date: April 19, 1997 18:26-19:46 UT

The first image shows the inner region around the nucleus, with dust waves. Vixen SP R-150S,15 cm f5 reflector telescope; CCD SBIG ST-7; elaboration: QMiPS32.

The second image is a four-frame mosaic, each frame 1 min exposure. Technical informations on the same picture. Vixen SP R-150S, 15 cm f/5 reflector telescope; CCD SBIG ST-7. The image has been log-scaled using a software done by me. Moon phase: 90%.

The third image has been processed to underline the stuctures towards the sun. Technical informations on the same picture. Vixen SP R-150S, 15 cm f/5 reflector telescope; CCD SBIG ST-7; elaboration: QMiPS32. Moon phase: 90%.

The last image uses the Larson/Sekanina algorithm to extract hidden features. Technical informations on the same picture. Vixen SP R-150S, 15 cm f/5 reflector telescope; CCD SBIG ST-7; elaboration: QMiPS32. Moon phase: 90%.


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Observer: Masami Ohkuma
Location: Nobeyama, Nagano, Japan
Date: April 19, 1997 19:25 JST

TAMRON 180mm F2.5(4.0) PENTAX Z-1, Fuji SuperG800, 1 minute exposure.


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Observers: Francesca Lucentini, Marco Paolo Pavese
Location: Monfrague, Italy
Date: April 19, 1997 21:00 PM

FUJI 400 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 50mm F.1.4, TIME 5 sec.


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Observers: Francesca Lucentini, Marco Paolo Pavese
Location: Neuchwastein, Italy
Date: April 19, 1997 21:00 PM

Fuji 400 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 35mm F.2.8, TIME 6 sec.


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Observers: Francesca Lucentini, Marco Paolo Pavese
Location: Tolentino, Italy
Date: April 19, 1997 21:30 PM

FUJI 400 ASA, camera NIKON F90, lens Nikon AF 28mm F.3.5, TIME 15 sec.


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Observer: Eric Rosen
Location: White Tanks Regional Park, Arizona
Date: April 20, 1997

Camera: Pentax P30T. Lens : 50mm F2.8 setting on lens. Film: 1600 ASA fugicolor time was approx 30 sec.


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Observer: Eric Rosen
Location: White Tank Mountains, Arizona
Date: April 20, 1997

Pentax P30T 50mm F2.8 lens. Fugicolor 1600 film and used a flash or mag light to illuminate the cactus with help from the 1/4 moon.


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Observers: Dewey Vanderhoff, Mack Frost, Andrew Frazier, Sean Campbell
Location: Near Cody, Wyoming
Date: April 20, 1997


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Observer: Keith Cooley
Location: Athens, Alabama
Date: April 20, 1997

Canon AE-1, 50mm lens, 30 sec. exposure using Kodak Max(800 ASA) film.


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Observer: Tom Flores
Location: Memorial Bridge, Washington, DC
Date: April 20, 1997 00:15 UT

Kodak 1000 with a 75-100 mm lens set wide for 8 seconds.


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Observers: Alberto Quijano Vodniza, Luis M. Quinone
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: April 20, 1997 00:20:25 UT

Image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 5 inch, F10 reflector. 5.0 sec exposure. The field of view is 23.1 X 17.4 arc min.


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Observer: Thomas Collin
Location: Quebec, Canada
Date: April 20, 1997 01:00 UT

60 second exposure with a 28 mm lens.


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Observer: William Griffiths
Location: Lake Side Golf Course, Beverly, Ohio
Date: April 20, 1997 03:15 UT

Camon Elan 2E with a 28MM 3.5 lens for 30 sec. on Fuji Super G plus 400 seed Film.


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Observer: Tim Goering
Location: Corrales, New Mexico
Date: April 20, 1997 03:30 UT

Nikon N90, Nikkor 50 mm lens, f 2.0, 15 second exposures, Fujicolor 800 ASA film.


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Observers: Jarod Adair, Jason Brouwer, Joshua Koelewyn
Location: Visalia, California
Date: April 20, 1997 03:30-04:30 UT

Fuji ISO 800 film. Each picture was made with a Cannon 50 mm lens at f/2.8 for 30 seconds.


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Observer: Andy Castellano
Location: Mono Lake, California
Date: April 20, 1997 04:00 UT

Exposed approximately 30 seconds. Camera: Minolta X-700. Lens: 50mm F1.4. Film: Kodak Pro PPF 400.


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Observer: Milan Kment
Location: Ceska Trebova, Czech Republic
Date: April 20, 1997 20:00 UT

Nikon 2.8/28 mm lens, Kodak PCN 200 color neg. film.


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Observers: Francesca Lucentini, Marco Paolo Pavese
Location: Savona & Genoa, Italy
Date: April 20, 1997 21:00-22:00 PM

1. Kodak Gold 1000 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 50mm F.1.4, TIME 10 sec.

2. Kodak Gold 1000 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 35mm F.2.8, TIME 15 sec.

3. Kodak Gold 1000 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 16mm F.2.8 FISHEYE, TIME 1 min.


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Observer: Fred Wehner
Location: Sien, Germany
Date: April 20, 1997 22:05 UT

The first image is taken with a Pentax 1:1.4 50mm on Kodak Tri-X-Pan with 25 sec exposure time.
The 2nd images is taken with a Pentax 1:2.5 200mm on Kodak Tri-X-Pan and 15 sec exposure time.


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Observer: Frans Frenken
Location: 's-Heer Arendskerke, The Netherlands
Date: April 20, 1997 23:10

Nikon FM with a 1.2 noct lens on Kodak 1000. 20 second exposure.


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