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European Southern Observatory Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Guido Pizarro
Location: European Southern Observatory, La Silla, Chile
Date: January 4, 1998

Comet Hale-Bopp photographed with the ESO 1-metre Schmidt Telescope on January 4, 1998 on a red-sensitive film/filter combination (Kodak 4415 + RG630), recording the comet's light in the 6300-7000 A spectral interval. The exposure lasted 2 hours; the seeing was very good (0.8 arcsec). Observer: Guido Pizarro.


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