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Platt Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Terry Platt
Location: Binfield, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Date: March 6, 1997 04:20, 04:25 UT

First image is aa true-colour image from a Starlight Xpress single-shot colour camera + 200mm F4 lens. Exposure 40 seconds, non-linear contrast stretch.

Second image shows expanding clouds close to nucleus. SX Single-shot colour camera + 6600mm FL, 318mm reflector, 10 secs. Field 2 x 1.5 arc minutes.


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