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Comet Hale-Bopp Images - May 1997

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Observer: Comet Hale-Bopp European Team
Location: Teide Observatory, Canary Islands, Spain
Date: May 7, 1997

CCD image of the nuclear region of Hale-Bopp taken by the Mons telescope (51 cm. f/16), which is located at the Observatorio del Teide and continuosly observing this comet. Field size: aprox. 4 arc minutes.


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Observers: Alberto Quijano Vodniza, Luis M Quinones
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: May 7, 1997 00:03:21 UT

The first 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 X17.4 arc min.

The second image is in false color. Image was processed with Mira software.


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Observer: Allen Bell
Location: Wells, Maine
Date: May 7, 1997 00:45-01:30 UT

The first image was taken with a Nikon F3 using a 24mm F 2.8 Nikkor lens. The second with 105mm f2.5 Nikkor lens. Both were taken on Fujicolor 800 FG Print film from 10 to 20 seconds exposure. Film was push processed two stops.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: May 7, 1997 00:48-01:10 UT

1. 16 x 30 second exposures of Hale Bopp, taken through a Lumicon Swann Band filter have been processed using a rotational gradient filter, with rotation 10 degrees and amplification 10. Images obtained using 12 inch Maksutov, with SBIG ST8 CCD working in HIGH RESOLUTION MODE (9 micron Pixels).

2. 16 x 30 second images of Hale Bopp obtained between 00:48 and 01:10 UT using a Lumicon Swann Band filter and a 12 inch Maksutov telescope has been dark subtracted and flat fielded,and a false colour pallate applied.

3. 16 x 30 second exposuires of Hale Bopp (through a lumicon swann band filter!) have been combined and processed through a sobel edge finding filter to produce this image.


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Observer: Mike Garnsey
Location: Pierrepont Manor, New York
Date: May 7, 1997 01:30 UT

Camera/Film: Pentax, 40mm, Fuji Super G+ 800, 20 seconds.


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Observer: Tim Forrest
Location: Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina
Date: May 7, 1997 01:30, 01:50 UT

1. 50 mm f 2.0 35 seconds KODAK Royal Gold 1000.

2. 135mm f 2.8 25 seconds KODAK Royal Gold 1000.


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Observers: Mark Stafford, Kay Brown
Location: Arma, Kansas
Date: May 7, 1997 02:00 UT

Canon EOS 35mm camera with a 80-200mm lens at 135mm, 30 sec exposure, tripod mounted with no tracking.


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Observer: Glenn Ray
Location: Bernardo, Texas
Date: May 7, 1997 02:19-02:21 UT

First Image  
Camera:    Pentax 645 (6x4.5) 75mm f/2.8 
Film:      Kodak Pro 1000 (PMZ)
Exposure:  45 seconds, unguided
 
Second Image  
Camera:    Pentax 645 (6x4.5) 75mm f/2.8 @ f/4
Film:      Kodak Pro 1000 (PMZ) 
Exposure:  60 seconds, unguided 

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Observer: A. Saraiva
Location: Cobb, California
Date: May 7, 1997 04:00 UT

400mm lens and is a 6 minute exposure. The film used was Kodak PPF 1600 print film.


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Observer: Frank Feleppa
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Date: May 7, 1997 08:45, 08:50 UT

Photo 1 is a 4 minute guided exposure with a 210mm f4 lens and Fuji 1600 print film.

Photo 2 is a 10 second exposure with a 50mm f1.4 lens and Fuji 1600 print film.


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Observer: Sitthichai Ngamsomchit
Location: Chacheongsao, Thailand
Date: May 7, 1997 19:38, 19:57 UT

Images taken with Canon EOS1 and Kodak Ektapress 1600Plus. First image: 50 mm., f4.0, 30". Second image: 300 mm., f5.6, 4'.


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Observer: Fred Stauffer
Location: Gondiswil, Switzerland
Date: May 7, 1997 20:15 UT

Camera: Olympus OM-2n. 100mm/f=2.8 lens. Kodak Royal Gold 1000. Exposure time 8 sec.


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Observer: The Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes
Location: Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory, La Palma, Spain
Date: May 8, 1997


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Observer: Allen Bell
Location: Wells, Maine
Date: May 8, 1997

The first image was taken with a Nikon F3 using a 55mm F 1.4 Nikkor lens. The second with 105mm f2.5 Nikkor lens. All were taken on Fujichrome Provia 400 slide film from 10 to 25 seconds exposure. Film was push processed two stops.


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Observer: Keith Cooley
Location: Athens, Alabama
Date: May 8, 1997

Canon AE-1, 70-210mm lens, 25 sec. exposure using Fuji 800.


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Observer: Michael Mirjahangir
Location: Huntington Beach, California
Date: May 8, 1997

5 sec. at f/1.9 unguided used 50mm lens and Fuji 800 speed film.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: May 8, 1997 00:50-01:05 UT

1. 25 x 20 second exposures of Hale Bopp, taken through a Lumicon Swann Band filter have been processed using a rotational gradient filter, with rotation 10 degrees and amplification 10. Images obtained using 12 inch Maksutov, with SBIG ST8 CCD working in medium RESOLUTION MODE (18 micron Pixels)

2. 25 x 20 second exposures of Hale Bopp, taken through a Lumicon Swann Band filter have been combined and processed subtracting 99% of a 20 by 20 pixel masked version from 100% of the original image

3. 25 x 20 second exposuires of Hale Bopp (through a lumicon swann band filter!), and using CCD in Meidum resolution mode. have been combined and processed through a sobel edge finding filter to produce this image.


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Observer: Eric Rosen
Location: White Tank Mountains, Arizona
Date: May 8, 1997 02:30-03:00 UT

1. Photo Hale-Bopp while in the clouds after sunset.. notice the unique blue sky and clouds.

2. Photo of Hale-Bopp while in the clouds but I highlighted the cactus in the foreground with a muted flash.


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Observer: Geoff Simon
Location: Pierre, South Dakota
Date: May 8, 1997 03:10 UT

25-second exposure at f 2.8 on Kodak Royal Gold 400 film.


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Observer: Mike Cecile
Location: Calgary, Canada
Date: May 8, 1997 06:10, 05:55 UT

1. 28mm lens at f 2.8, tripod, Fuji Provia 400 pushed twice, 40 sec exposure.

2. 210 mm lens at f 4.0, piggyback, Fuji Provia 400 pushed twice, 3 min. exposure.


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Observer: Zelko Karlovic
Location: Red Cliffs, Victoria, Australia
Date: May 8, 1997 09:07 UT

Nikon FM and 35-70 zoom at 30 seconds on F3.5 using Fuji 400 negative film.


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Observer: Rainer Timm
Location: Lochham, Germany
Date: May 8, 1997 19:50 UT

Nikon EM, Nikkor 50mm f1,8, 15 sec Kodak Elite II 400 Slide-Film.


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Observer: Michel Benvenuto
Location: Mont Chauve, France
Date: May 8, 1997 20:00, 20:50 UT

1. 60mm Nikon lens at F/D 4, in 10s on Ektar 1000 on a tripod.

2. 210mm Tamron lens at F/D 5.6, in 5s on Ektar 1000 on a tripod.


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Observers: Francesca Lucentini, Marco Paolo Pavese
Location: Genoa, Italy
Date: May 8, 1997 21:00-22:30 PM

1. FUJI SUPER G 400 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 180mm F.2.8, TIME 15 sec.

2. FUJI SUPER G 400 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 85mm F.1,8, TIME 25 sec.

3. FUJI SUPER G 400 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 50mm F.1.4, TIME 25 sec.

4. FUJI SUPER G 400 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 28mm F.2,8, TIME 25 sec.


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