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Polakis Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


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Observer: Tom Polakis
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Date: March 15, 1997

First image: 15mm f/2.8 lens, 5 minutes tracked, Fuji Super G 800 film. Image shows observer, and edge of telescope and the observer, remarkably focused in this fisheye lens of great depth of field. The careful observer will notice a Telrad dominating the left side of the frame.

Second image: 200mm f/2.8 lens at f/4, 8 minutes, Fuji Super G 800 film. Image begins to show the synchronic band structure in dust tail.

Tom Polakis

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