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Featherston Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Marcus Featherston
Location: Van Buren, Missouri
Date: April 5, 1997

All images taken near Van Buren, MO (very dark skies!) Minolta SRT-101.

1: Me, my Mom, Dad, and brother looking up at the comet. 15 sec exposure at f/2.0

2: 55mm f/1.4 at f/1.4. 1 minute exposure w/ hand-powered barndoor tracker.

3: 55mm f/1.4 at f/2.0. 2 minute exposure w/ barndoor tracker.

4: 135mm f/2.8 at f/2.8. 2 minute exposure w/ barndoor tracker.

Marcus Featherston
marcus@beaches.net


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