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Garradd Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: Gordon Garradd
Location: Loomberah, Australia
Date: January 17, 1998 11:17 UT

Comet 1995 O1 Hale-Bopp 1998 Jan 17.47 mosaic of 3 100 sec exposures, field 22' X 37', North is up. The thin sheet of heavy dust is still visible, although fainter now, as we move away from the orbital plane of the comet. False-colour palette applied. Taken with a 25cm f/4.1 Newtonian and HI-SIS 22 CCD from Loomberah NSW Australia.

Copyright Gordon Garradd

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