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Yen Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Bob Yen
Location: Mojave Desert, California
Date: March 5, 1997

This is a telephoto shot, using a Nikon 300mm/2.8 EDIF lens on 35mm. It has the slightly narrower FOV as the 225mm FL Schmidt Camera image. Note how the color shot inherently "spectrally distinguishes" the ion tail (blue) and dust tail (yellow).

Bob Yen
email contact: byen@ix.netcom.com or
http://www.comet-track.com/hb/hb.html


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