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Vesely Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Jan Vesely
Location: Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Date: March 11, 1997 03:34-03:51 UT

First image is taken in prime focus of 20 cm refractor f/17.5 with CCD camera PixCel 255. Field of view is 2.4 x 3.2 arcmin. 5 sec. exposure started 1997 March 11 at 03:34:33 UT. This image is unprocessed.

The second image is the same frame, but log-scaled.

Third image is a "wide-field" 97 x 130 arcmin taken through photographic lens 2/85. Exposure lasted 60 sec. and started 1997 March 11 at 03:51:16 UT. The image was processed: flat fielded and log scaled.

Jan Vesely
E-mail: planethk@planethk.anet.cz


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