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Comet Hale-Bopp Images - April 1997

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Observer: Dewey Vanderhoff
Location: Wyoming
Date: April 21, 1997

The photo shows a dim Hale-Bopp at the center, under bright Capella and right of ElNath ( Beta Tauri). Nikon camera, 35mm lens , Fuji 800 for 30 seconds at f/2.8.


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Observer: Keith Cooley
Location: Athens, Alabama
Date: April 21, 1997

Canon AE-1, 70-210mm lens, 30 sec. exposure, Kodak Max (800 asa).


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Observers: Mike Garnsey, Maureen Garnsey
Location: Pierrepont Manor, New York
Date: April 21, 1997 01:30, 02:30 UT

Pentax w/ 40mm lens, Fuji Super G 800, 20-30 seconds.


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Observer: H.T. Van Housen
Location: Burlington, Wisconsin
Date: April 21, 1997 02:15 UT

fl 5.6 Film Fuji1600 Lens setting 105mm @ 18sec. This photo was 3 exposures at 6sec each. Canon ESO Rebel W/ EF35-105mm Zoom lens.


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Observer: Mack Frost
Location: Cody, Wyoming
Date: April 21, 1997 03:35 UT

Exposure was with a 24mm/f2.8 lens wide open for 40-seconds on Fuji 800 Super G+.


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Observer: Sean Campbell
Location: Cody, Wyoming
Date: April 21, 1997 04:00-06:00 UT

Minolta x700 camera with a Minolta MD Rockor 45mm lens at f/2 for 45sec on Fuji super-g800.


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Observer: Paul Cichocki
Location: Kyle Canyon Road, Clark County, Nevada
Date: April 21, 1997 06:40, 07:20 UT


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Observer: Pavel Kubicek
Location: Observatory and Planetarium, Teplice, Czech Republic
Date: April 21, 1997 19:28 UT

This image is a sandwich of eight original, processed images, 10 seconds each with 150mm (6") Maksutov - Cassegrain f/15 + Barlow lens 1.3x and Cookbook 245 CCD camera.


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Observer: Fred Stauffer
Location: Fischbach LU, Switzerland
Date: April 21, 1997 19:50 UT

Camera: Olympus OM-2n. 50mm/f=1.4 lens. Kodak Royal Gold 1000. Exposure time 5 sec.


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Observer: Fred Stauffer
Location: Fischbach LU, Switzerland
Date: April 21, 1997 20:15 UT

Camera: Olympus OM-2n. 50mm/f=1.4 lens. Kodak Royal Gold 1000. Exposure time 5 sec.


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Observers: Alberto Quijano Vodniza, Jose Alonso
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: April 21-22, 1997

The first image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 5 inch, F10 reflector. 10.0 sec exposure. The field of view is 23.1 X17.4 arc min. Sky was cloudy.

The second image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 16 inch, F10 reflector. 1.0 sec. exposure . Sky was cloudy.


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Observer: Keith Cooley
Location: Athens, Alabama
Date: April 22, 1997

Canon AE-1, 70-210mm lens, 25 sec. exposure, Kodak Max (800 asa).


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Observer: Rick Crockett
Location: Camp Mataguay, California
Date: April 22, 1997

All photos are taken with 120 film.


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Observer: Joe Gerry
Location: Newbury, Massachusetts
Date: April 22, 1997

Nikon 6006 with Quantaray f 2.8 wide angle lense, 24mm. Exposure was 4 seconds and film was Fuji Super G ASA 800.


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Observer: Donato Cacciapaglia
Location: Sinking Creek Mountain, Craig County, Virginia
Date: April 22, 1997 01:58 UT

210 mm f/4.0 18 sec Fuji 1600.


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Observer: Patrick Dyer
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date: April 22, 1997 02:16, 02:36 UT

1. Pentax K-1000, f/2, 50-mm with 2x teleconverter. Kodacolor 400, 60 seconds piggyback on clockdriven Criterion RV-6.

2. Pentax K-1000, projection from 40-mm eyepiece on Criterion RV-6 (6", f/8 Newtonian). Fuji 800, 3 seconds clockdriven ("hat trick"). west at top, south at right.


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Observer: H.T. Van Housen
Location: Burlington, Wisconsin
Date: April 22, 1997 03:00, 03:15 UT

Film Fuji1600 lens setting 105mm@30sec. This photo was 2 exposures of 15sec each. Equipment used Canon EOS Rebel w/ EF 35-105 Zoom lens.

2. All data on this photo is the same as (3) with a lens change to EF 80-200, setting 200mm fl 5.6 @30.


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Observer: Andy Castellano
Location: Lone Pine, California
Date: April 22, 1997 04:30 UT

Each photo was exposed for 30 seconds at F1.4 using Kodak Pro PPF 400 film.


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Observer: Dale Ireland
Location: Silverdale, Washington
Date: April 22, 1997 05:00 UT

A Nikkor 58mm f1.2 Noct lens was used with Fuji 800 film and an exposure of 20sec.


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Observer: Michael Horn
Location: Lake Samsonvale, Brisbane, Australia
Date: April 22, 1997 08:24 UT

Exposure: 8 seconds with 135mm lens, f4, Fuji G-800 on a camera tripod.


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

Kodak Gold 1000 ASA, camera NIKON F4.

1. lens Nikon AFD 16mm FISHEYE F.2.8, TIME 10 sec.

2. lens Nikon AFD 50mm F.2.8, TIME 8 sec.

3. Kodak 1600 ASA, lens Nikon AFD 500mm F.4, TIME 12 sec.


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