Skip Navigation: Avoid going through Home page links and jump straight to content

Deschenes Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Philippe Deschenes
Location: St-Valerien, Quebec, Canada
Date: April 1, 1997 01:00 UT

Equipment: Nikkormat + 210 mm, F/3.5. Exposure: App. 15 min.

While taking this picture on this cold dark night, 2 people would come by while exposing this shot. I promised to show them the comet when I would be finished, which I did. They were so exited that they would come back a minute later with a freshly filled can of mapple sirup. The can was still hot, so I could use it to warm my hands !

Philippe Deschenes

comethome.gif Comet Hale-Bopp Home Page