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Loch Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Frank Loch
Location: Deep Space 99 Observatory, Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Date: March 23, 1997 09:00-09:10 UT

Three new HB images taken from our Deep Space 99 Observatory in Center Valley PA on 03/23/97 at about 09:00 to 9:10 UT. All images taken with LX200 12" f/10 scope, f/3.3 reducer,st7 at 9 microns.

1. Tri Color exposure as: 30 seconds #25A red filter, 45 seconds #58 green filter, 90 seconds #38A blue filter. Color combined in SkyPro.

2. Tri Color exposure as: 30 seconds #25A red filter, 45 seconds #58 green filter, 90 seconds #38A blue filter.3. Color combined in SkyPro. Image was color balanced after combining.

3. 90 seconds exposure through blue #38A filter. Processed in Mira Al for coma e nhancement and color.

Sky contitions were perfect here in Center Valley PA this morning. Temperature 25 degrees F.

Frank Loch
floch@Early.com


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