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Masi Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


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Observer: Gianluca Masi
Location: Ceccano, Italy
Date: March 3, 1997 04:13-04:50 UT

The comet was very impressive, an outstanding object. The moon was above the horizont, but without interference. See below the details:

1st image: 1 min. exposure, log-scale used;
2nd image: 5 sec. exposure, log-scale used;
3rd image: 1 min. exposure, log-scale ;
4th image: 5 sec. exposure, square-root-scale used and unsharpen mask used.

Dark subtraction: done.

Tecnhnical informations on the same pictures. Location: Ceccano (FR) Italy, 231 meters above sea level; light pollution All these images have been scaled using a software done by me. They have been taken with a SBIG ST-7 CCD camera.

Gianluca Masi

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