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Dietz Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Tom Dietz
Location: Haymarket, Virginia
Date: April 8, 1997 02:00 UT

Image taken from Haymarket, VA. It was taken by my colleague Tom Dietz with a 50mm f/2 lens on a home-made "barn door" camera drive, hand-guided over a 5-minute exposure (centered on 0200 UT on 4/8/97) on Kodak PPF-400 Professional color negative film.

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