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Griffin Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: April 6, 1997 00:30 UT

First image is a 60 second image of Hale Bopp obtained at 00:30 UT using a red filter and a 12 inch Maksutov telescope has been dark subtracted and flat fielded,and a false colour pallate applied.

Second image is 25 x 20 second exposures of Hale Bopp, taken through a blue filter have been combined and processed by subtracting a 5 by 5 pixel masked version from 105% of the original image.

Third image is 25 x 20 second exposures of Hale Bopp, taken through a blue filter have been combined and processed subtracting a 20 by 20 pixel masked version from 105% of the original image.

Ian Griffin
GRIFFIN.I@a1.brevard.cc.fl.us


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