This low res 24 bit MPEG video of Hale-Bopp was obtained with a 12" LX200 reflector working at f/6. This is 90 -30 second exposures taken with an Apogee AP-7 CCD. The first exposure was taken on 03-05-97 at 10:10:06 UT, the last exposure was taken 11:16:22. The images were enhanced to show the jets from the nucleus.
The movie was taken by Tim Puckett, Courtesy Puckett Observatory, Copyright 1997. Full 75 meg AVI Versions or VHS video is available upon request by calling the observatory at 706-636-1166
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