Observer: Jerry Lodriguss
Location: Cassel Observatory, New Buffalo, Pennsylvania
Date: April 1, 1997
Comet Hale-Bopp is shown here, on April 1st, 1997, the day of perihelion.
Photo taken with a Nikon 35mm F/2 lens working at f/2.8 on unhypered Fujicolor Super G 800 Plus color negative film, 5 minute exposure tracking on the comet. My two sons are in the foreground and they are illuminated by a strobe with a red filter fired at the beginning of the exposure. Taken at Cassel Observatory, New Buffalo, Pennsylvania, USA.
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