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Vanderhoff Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Dewey Vanderhoff
Location: Carter Mountain, Wyoming
Date: March 26, 1997

Here's an interesting view of the Comet situated with the Pleiades showing a nice display of the Zodical Light as well. Look closely and you'll spot the Andromeda Galaxy under the comet

Photographed in very clear very dark Wyoming skies from an elevation of 8,000 feet on Carter Mountain SW of Cody Wyoming on March 26th about one hour after sunset. Exposure was on Fuji Super G- 800 Plus film , a 35mm f/2.0 Nikkor lens wide open for 60-75 seconds from a tripod.

Dewey Vanderhoff
deweyv@trib.com


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