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Viviano Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Sal Viviano
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Date: March 19, 1997 09:47-10:47 UT

First image is 3 views of a photo taken from suburban Detroit MI, moderate light pollution with some high clouds, temp=18deg f, wind chill=9deg f, prime focus of lx200 10" f/6.3 reduced to f/4.0, film= fuji 800+, exposure=4 min, time=9:47 u.t., first image is scanned from the negative on a nikon ls-1000, second image is then "solarized",third image is scanned from one-hour photo lab print.

Second photo taken from suburban Detroit MI, 35mm f/2.8 lens piggy-back on lx200 10", film= fuji 800+, exposure= 2 min, 10:22 u.t.

Third photo taken from suburban Detroit MI, 70mm f/2.8 lens piggy-back on lx200 10", film= fuji 800+, exposure= 2 min, time=10:26 u.t., you can see a plane flew across the field of view.

Fourth photo taken from suburban Detroit MI, prime focus of lx200 10" f/6.3 reduced to f/4.0, film= kodak ultra gold 400, exposure= 1 min, time=10:38 u.t., twilght.

Fifth photo taken from suburban Detroit MI, 24mm f/2.8 lens piggy-back on lx200 10", film=kodak ultra gold 400, exposure= 2 min, time=10:47 u.t., the comet is "hanging on the edge of sunrise"

Sal Viviano
viviano@eaglequest.com


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