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Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: The Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes
Location: Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory, La Palma, Spain
Date: March 25, 1997 20:10-21:15 UT

The first picture is the sum of three 120s exposures using a narrow band filter centered at 618 nanometers. It's 5.2×5.0 degrees and it was taken from 21:04 to 21:15 UT.

The second picture is the sum of three 120s exposures using a narrow band filter centered at 555 nanometers. It's 8.1×6.3 degrees and it was taken from 20:10 to 20:19 UT. The tail shows a very clear arc-shape.

Javier Mendez Alvarez
Email: jma@ing.iac.es


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