Observer: Michael Mirjahangir
Location: Helensdale, California
Date: April 26, 1997
1. 35 sec. at f/1.9 guided used 50mm lens and Fuji 800 speed film. The cluster of stars to the lower right of the comet is the Pleiades (M45), the bright star and the V- shaped cluster of stars to the lower left of the comet is Aldebaran and the Hyades cluster in Taurus the Bull and the bright star and the triangle grouping of stars to upper left of the comet is Capella and The Kids in Auriga.
2. 12 min. at f/2.8 guided used 50mm lens and Fuji 800 speed film.
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