Observer: Ian Griffin
Location: Astronaut Memorial Planetarium & Observatory, Cocoa, Florida
Date: April 11, 1997 00:30-01:00 UT
First image is 28 x 20 second images of Hale Bopp obtained between 00:30 and 01:00 UT using a blue filter and a 12 inch Maksutov telescope has been dark subtracted and flat fielded,and a false colour pallate applied.
Second image 28 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. 1st exposure started at 00:30 UT on April 11th, last exposure started at 01:00 UT.
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