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Chester Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Geoff Chester
Location: Haymarket, Virginia
Date: April 8, 1997 01:45 UT

This image was made with a 105mm f2/5 Nikkor lens. It was taken on 4/8/97, 0145 UT, the center time of a 5-minute exposure on Kodak PPF-400 Professional color negative film. The camera was piggybacked on a telescope. Note M34 to the right of the coma, along the lower edge of the dust tail.

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