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Masi Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Gianluca Masi
Location: Ceccano, Italy
Date: March 26, 1997 18:57-19:39 UT

The first image shows the region around the nucleus. It has been log-scaled. Technical informations on the same picture.

The second image uses the Larson/Sekanina algorithm to underline the inner features of the coma and nucleus. Image processed with QMiPS32. Technical informations on the same picture.

The third image shows the nucleus, with dust waves. It has been used unsharp mask to underline these particulars. Image processed with QMiPS32. Technical informations on the same picture.

The last one is a ten frame mosaic, each frame 1 min exposure. Technical informations on the same picture.

Vixen R-150S, 15 cm f/5 reflector telescope. CCD SBIG ST-7. Location: Ceccano (FR) Italy, 2132 meters above sea level.

Gianluca Masi
gianmasi@fr.flashnet.it
http://www.flashnet.it/users/gianmasi


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