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Foster Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: James Foster
Location: Red Rock State Park, California
Date: March 30, 1997

135mm lens at f/2.5 for 2 minutes. This shot was taken on unhypered Fuji 1600. It is looking north-west towards the direction of Bakersfield, Ca. The foreground silohette is the C-11 with a Genesis 4" refractor on top with a 135mm on top of that. The large red circle is from my telerad. Note how the comet's color contrasts with the spectrally pure red light emitting diode of the telerad.

James R. Foster

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