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Comet Hale-Bopp Images - May 1997

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Observer: Allen Bell
Location: Wells, Maine
Date: May 11, 1997

Nikon F3 50mm f1.4 lens stopped down to f2.0 Exposed for 20 seconds on Kodak Royal Gold 1000.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: May 11, 1997 00:47-01:07 UT

1. 25 x 20 second exposures of Hale Bopp, taken through a Lumicon Swann Band filter have been combined and processed to give this image of Hale Bopp. Images taken using an SBIG ST8 CCD camera in medium resolution mode (18 micron pixels) Image taken through a 12 inch f5 Maksutov, field of view approximagely 0.3 degrees x 0.2 degrees.

2. 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) .


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Observers: Mark Stafford, Kay Brown
Location: Arma, Kansas
Date: May 11, 1997 01:45 UT

Tripod mounted Canon EOS 35mm camera with an 80-200mm lens at 200mm, Fuji SuperG 800 film, untracked.


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Observers: Dewey Vanderhoff, Andrew Frazier
Location: Yellowstone Park, Wyoming
Date: May 11 04:05 UT

1. 55mm "normal" lens at f/2.8 for thirty seconds on Fuji 800.

2. 35mm f/2.0 AIS lens on a Nikon F2AS camera; Super G 800 film for 35 seconds at f/2.8


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Observer: Michael Brown
Location: Kilmore, Victoria, Australia
Date: May 11, 1997 08:25 UT

Tripod mounted Ricoh KR-5 Super 35mm SLR camera with a 50mm lens. The exposure was 30 seconds at F stop 1.7 with Kodak Flexi 400 film.


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Observers: Francesca Lucentini, Marco Paolo Pavese
Location: Genoa, Italy
Date: May 11, 1997 21:00-22:00 PM

FUJI SUPER G 400 ASA, camera NIKON F4, lens Nikon AFD 35mm F.2.8, TIME 8 sec.


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Observers: Dewey Vanderhoff, Andrew Frazier
Location: Yellowstone Park, Wyoming
Date: May 12, 1997

Tokina 80-200mm ATX zoom lens at 200 mm; eexposed for 26 seconds at f/2.8 on Fuji 800.


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Observer: Mike Garnsey
Location: Pierrepont Manor, New York
Date: May 12, 1997 01:00 UT

Camera/Film: Pentax, 28mm, Fuji Super G+ 800, 15 seconds.


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Observer: Noeleen Lowndes
Location: Ashmore, Queensland, Australia
Date: May 12, 1997 06:15 AEST

70-210 mm lens at 210mm the aperture was on 4 & exposure time was 20 seconds. Film was Fujico lour HG 1600.


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Observers: Alberto Quijano Vodniza, Jose Alonso
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: May 12, 1997 23:51:25 UT

The 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.


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ron@jpl.nasa.gov

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