Observers: Alex Wurden, Glen Wurden
Location: Los Alamos, New Mexico
Date: March 9, 1997 12:02, 11:43 UT
Comet Hale-Bopp on March 9, 1997, at 5:02AM MST, by Alex Wurden and Glen Wurden. This is our personal favorite photo, to date. We used an Olympus 300 mm f4.5 lens, ASA 400 Kodak PPF film, guided for a 10-minute exposure on the comet head. Also, Comet Hale-Bopp using a smaller Olympus 135 mm lens at f4, for a 7 minute exposure, starting at 4:43 AM, which shows more of the tail.
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