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Comet Hale-Bopp Images - March 1999

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Observer: Marc Bos
Location: Mt. Molehill Observatory, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
Date: March 1, 1999 08:56 UT

10 minute exposure. CCD Camera: ST6b unfilterd -25C, Track and Accumulate. Telescope: 30cm f10 Cassegrain on German Equatorial Mount (All home built) mounted in dome.


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Observer: Gordon Garradd
Location: Loomberah, Australia
Date: March 10, 1999 11:05 UT

Sum of 3 60 second exposures. The dust tail fan continues to be present despite the huge 7.9 AU solar distance. The image is scaled to resemble a view through a large telescope. Taken a 45cm f/5.4 Newtonian and AP-7 CCD.


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Observer: Marc Bos
Location: Mt. Molehill Observatory, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
Date: March 14, 1999 08:31 UT

32 minute exposure. CCD Camera: ST6b unfilterd -25C, Track and Accumulate. Telescope: 30cm f10 Cassegrain on German Equatorial Mount (All home built) mounted in dome.


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Observer: Marc Bos
Location: Mt. Molehill Observatory, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
Date: March 20, 1999 08:57 UT

24 minute exposure. CCD Camera: ST6b unfilterd -25C, Track and Accumulate. Telescope: 30cm f10 Cassegrain on German Equatorial Mount (All home built) mounted in dome.


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