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Parkin Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: David Parkin
Location: Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Date: March 28, 1997 22:00 UT

This picture is a 2 minute exposure through a 200mm f4.5 telephoto lens/camera system. The 400asa B/W film was push processed to 800asa. The camera was mounted atop a small equatorial mount and hand tracked using a 60mm refractor as a guide-scope.

David Parkin

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