Observer: Dave Kodama
Location: Anza, California
Date: March 2, 1997 12:00 UT
The first photo is a 7 minute exposure on Kodak Ektachrome Elite II [Image] (ISO 100, unhypered) slide film shot through a Nikkor 135 mm f/3.5 lens wide open. The quarter moon was about 90 degrees away in the sky (3/2/97, ~4 AM). This photo was taken at the Orange County Astronomers' observing site near Anza, CA.
The second photo is a simultaneous f/6 prime focus shot taken using a CG-11 and Ektachrome Elite II. The telescope was guided on the comet, but this comet is not moving very rapidly against the background stars, so not much trailing is visible.
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