Observer: Bob Perovich
Location: Seattle, Washington
Date: April 2, 1997 04:00 UT
Camera: Nikon F3. Lens: Nikkor 50 mm f1.2. Film: Ektachrome P1600. Exposure 4 to 8 seconds.
This scene of Comet Hale-Bopp was taken from a wooded area near Alki Beach, on April 1st, 1997. Due to its unusual brightness, I did not have to travel far to find a dark area to take photographs. This allowed for a short exposure speed, resulting in exceptional sharpness and clarity.
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