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Comet Hale-Bopp Images - May 1997

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Observer: Rett Alonzi
Location: Lansing, Kansas
Date: May 13, 1997

Kodak 400 Gold film, 50 mm, f2, 20 second unguided exposure.


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Observer: Keith Vincent
Location: Hastings, New Zealand
Date: May 13, 1997 06:35 UT

Olympus OM-1 camera mounted on tripod (altitude 1000ft), 50mm lens, f1.8, 30sec, Agfacolor XRS1000.


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Observer: Paulo Raymundo
Location: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Date: May 13, 1997 21:06-21:31 UT

First image: Comet Hale-Bopp over Itaparica Island, viewed from Roaiche Observatory. Image acquired using 50mm lens and Konica SR-G 3200.

Second image: Comet Hale-Bopp over Santa Maria Fort, built in 1624. Its nine cannons were used to protect the city against an invasion attempt by the Dutch in 1630. 50mm lens and Konica SR-G 3200.


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Observer: Paulo Raymundo
Location: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Date: May 13, 1997 21:19-21:54 UT

First image: 50mm lenses and Konica SR-G 3200.

Second image: 28mm lenses and Konica SR-G 3200.


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Observer: Paulo Raymundo
Location: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Date: May 13, 1997 21:40-21:43 UT

First image acquired using 28mm lens and Konica SR-G 3200.

Second image: 50mm lens and Konica SR-G= 3200.


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Observer: Alberto Quijano Vodniza
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: November 9, 1996 - October 11, 1997

Images taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 16 inch, F10 reflector.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: May 14, 1997 00:54-01:30 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).

3. 8 x 30 second exposures 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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Observer: Tim Forrest
Location: Emerald Isle, North Carolina
Date: May 14, 1997 01:10-01:20 UT

1. 135mm f 2.8 KODAK Royal Gold 1000.

2. 50mm f 2.0 KODAK Royal Gold 1000 35 seconds.

3. 135mm f2.8 30 seconds KODAK Royal Gold 1000.


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Observer: Bob DuBrall
Location: Saguaro National Park, Arizona
Date: May 14, 1997 03:00 UT

50mm, F2.8, 20 seconds, Fuji 1600.


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Observer: Frank Camacho
Location: Los Lunas, New Mexico
Date: May 14, 1997 03:45 UT

60-second exposure on Kodak Royal Gold 1000 film using an Albinar zoom lens at 70-mm and f/3.5 on a tripod mounted Pentax K1000 camera.


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Observer: Paulo Raymundo
Location: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Date: May 14, 1997 21:10 UT

Image acquired using 50mm lenses and Konica SR-G 3200.


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Observers: Alberto Quijano Vodniza, Jose Alonso
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: May 14, 1997 23:37:48 UT

The image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 5 inch, F10 reflector. 10 sec exposure. Image in false color was processed with MIRA software. The field of view is 23.1 X 17.4 arc min.


If you would like to submit a new image to this home page, contact:
Ron Baalke
ron@jpl.nasa.gov

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