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Loch Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Frank Loch
Location: Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Date: February 25, 1997 10:39 UT

This image was taken on 2/25/97 at about 5:39 AM in the Eastern sky in the vacinity of the Summer Triangle (near Deneb). This RGB Tri-Color image was taken with the LX200 12" scope and the Optec f/3.3 focal reducer. An SBIG ST7 CCD camera was used with 9 micron pixel setting.The image is color combined, using SkyPro software, from three images as: A. Through a #25A red filter for 20 seconds. B. Through a #58 green filter for 60 seconds. C. Through a #38A blue filter for 40 seconds.

Frank Loch

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