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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 7, 1997 01:00 UT

First image is acombination of 6 x 10 second images of Hale Bopp obtained at 01:00 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 6 x 10 second exposures of Hale Bopp, taken through a red filter have been combined and processed using a rotational gradient filter with rotation angle 10 degrees and amplification 10.

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


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