Observer: Ralph Pass
Location: Andover, Massachussetts
Date: August 18, 1995
This image of Hale-Bopp was taken by Ralph Pass. The image is a four minute exposure using a Meade LX200 8" F/6.3 scope with a focal reducer making the effective focal ratio F/4. The image was taken Aug 19 at 2UT from Massachusetts. The image had a dark field subtracted, flat field division, median filtered, and its pixels squared (geometrically). A log enhancement was applied.
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