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Lovejoy Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Terry Lovejoy
Location: Jimboomba, QLD, Australia
Date: May 18, 1996 15:36 UT

Comet Hale-Bopp 1995O1 exposed 120 seconds beginning May 18.650 UT, 1996, using a custom-made CCD camera in conjunction with a 16cm f3.3 Takahashi reflector. The following processing has been applied: Dark frame correction, NO flat fielded and histogram equalisation. Note the faint broad dust tail extending outside the field of view (F.O.V. 0.75 x 0.50 degrees).

Terry Lovejoy
(Jimboomba, QLD, Australia)


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