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Comet Hale-Bopp Images - October 1997

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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 2, 1997 09:50 UT

40 separate 45 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes. This is an integrated white light image.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 3, 1997 10:07 UT

1. 30 separate 50 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.

2. The image has been processed using an unsharp mask, with mask sigma set to 5.0. The original image has been magnified by a factor 2.


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Observer: Alberto Quijano Vodniza
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: October 4, 1997 08:53, 08:40 UT

1. Image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 16 inch, F10 reflector with 15 sec exposure. The field of view is 5.5 X 7.3 arc min.

2. Second image in false color was processed with MIRA software.

3. Image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 16 inch, F10 reflector with 10 sec exposure. The field of view is 5.5 X 7.3 arc min.

4. Fourth image was processed with MIRA software.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 5, 1997 09:21 UT

30 separate 30 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes. This is an integrated white light image.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 7, 1997 09:48 UT

28 separate 46 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes. This is an integrated white light image.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 9, 1997 10:07 UT

1. 30 separate 48 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.

2. 30 separate 48 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.


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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: October 11, 1997 09:18 UT

1. 62 separate 40 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.

2. 62 separate 40 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.


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Observer: Alberto Quijano Vodniza
Location: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Date: October 11,1997 09:30:43 UT

Image was taken with a ST-6 CCD camera through a 16 inch, F10 reflector with 20 sec exposure. The field of view is 5.5 X 7.3 arc min.

Second image was processed with MIRA software.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 14, 1997 09:00 UT

62 separate 40 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 15, 1997 09:35 UT

1. 25 separate 40 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.

2. The image has been processed using an unsharp mask, with mask sigma set to 8.0. The original image has been magnified by a factor 2.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 20, 1997 09:24 UT

1. 52 separate 45 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.

2. The image has been processed using an unsharp mask, with mask sigma set to


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 21, 1997 09:15 UT

1. 44 separate 45 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.

2. This image has been gamma scaled.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 22, 1997 09:43 UT

1. 47 separate 45 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.

2. This image has been gamma scaled.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 23, 1997 09:43 UT

44 separate 45 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 28, 1997 10:00 UT

43 separate 45 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 31.1 by 20.7 arc minutes.


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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: October 30, 1997 10:00 UT

1. 8 separate 45 second images of Hale Bopp have been flat fielded and combined to create this image. The image was obtained using a 12 inch Maksutov with 1524mm focal length and no filter. Image is 20 by 15 arc minutes.

2. The image has been processed using an unsharp mask, with mask sigma set to 5.0.


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