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Hood Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


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Observer: Bill Hood
Location: ???
Date: April 4, 1997

The first image was taken on 4 April with an 80-200mm lens at f/5.6 for 15 min. on hypered Fuji 400 film.

The second image is one of my favorite comet shots. It took me all day to figure out how I was going to get the scope to be in focus while maintaining the infinity setting for the stars. Background exposure was 30 secs. at f/2.8, then I covered the lens and stopped down to f/16 and fired a flash set at f/16. Taken with a Mamiya 645 and a 45mm lens on Fuji 400 film.

Bill Hood

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