Observers: Timothy Wachs, Matthew Wachs
Location: Ithaca, New York
Date: August 21, 1995
COMET HALE-BOPP is portrayed in this picture by Timothy and Matthew Wachs. It is a summed combination of 9 thirty-second images, taken with a CCD Camera Cookbook CB245 camera (without the LDC modification) on a homemade 6-inch f/8.4 Newtonian reflector. These pictures were taken on August 21, 1995 from a site outside of Ithaca, NY.
Processed using MAIA and Color It!.
HALE-BOPP is the nebulous "star" near the top-left of the image.
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