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Edwards/Normandin/Guth Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observers: Jay Edwards, George Normandin, Joe Guth
Location: Kopernik Space Education Center, Vestal, New York
Date: March 9, 1997 09:30-10:30 UT

The image is a composite of several photos we took this morning (i.e. 3/9/97) of the comet using several different instruments.

Object:      Comet Hale-Bopp

Date:        03/09/97 From 09:30 To 10:30 UT 

Instruments: 50 MM, f1.4 lens on a tripod, 
             8-inch, f/1.5 Schmidt Camera piggyback on a C-14,
             20 inch, f/8.1 Ritchey-Chretien at prime focus

Exposure:    50 MM - 1 Min. on hypered 800 Fugi
             8-inch, f/1.5 - 1 Min. on hypered Kodak PPF 400
             20-inch, f/8.1 - 2 Mins. On hypered 800 Fugi

Observers:   Jay Edwards, Pres., Kopernik Astronomical Society
             George Normandin, Vice Pres., Kopernik Astronomical Society
             Joe Guth, Kopernik Astronomical Society
Location:    Kopernik Space Education Center, Vestal, NY  13850

The negatives were printed to 3x5's, scanned using a flat bed scanner, sized, and then processed with Photostyler and Paint Shop Pro to bring out detail, add text, and composite the images into the final frame.

Jay Edwards

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