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Stein Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Kenneth Stein
Location: Giles County, Virginia
Date: March 24, 1997 01:45 UT

The above image of Comet Hale-Bopp was taken on Palm Sunday (2045 hours), March 23, 1997, from the Appalachian Trail in Giles County, in the mountains of southwestern Virginia.

A 5-minute non-tracked exposure, showing the path of the comet in relation to the rotation of the Earth.

Kenneth J. Stein
kstein@vt.edu


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