Skip Navigation: Avoid going through Home page links and jump straight to content

Polakis Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

clrbar.gif

pol5_s.jpg31K pol6_s.jpg39K
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
polakis@goodnet.com


comethome.gif Comet Hale-Bopp Home Page

clrbar.gif