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Renneke Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: David Renneke
Location: Milan, Illinois
Date: January 21, 1997 12:18 UT

This picture was taken at 6:18 am CST using a Meade 8" telescope and an SBIG ST-6 CCD camera. This was a 2 second exposure. The size of the photo is 28' x 18'. The comet was a distance of 2.47 AU from Earth and 1.88 AU from the Sun.


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