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Ortiz Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Jose-Luis Ortiz and colaborators
Location: Observatorio de Sierra Nevada, Granada, Spain
Date: March 5, 1997 04:45:45 UT

Images of comet Hale-Bopp taken through a 300-mm lens at f/5.4 using a 1024 x 1024 CCD detector with no filter. The field of view is 2.4 x 2.4 degrees. The inner part of the coma was saturated in order to observe the tail. North is up, West is to the right. This image was obtained at the Observatorio de Sierra Nevada of the Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia, CSIC, in Granada (Spain), by Jose-Luis Ortiz and colaborators.

Jose Luis Ortiz
ortiz@iaa.es


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