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Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


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Observer: The Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes
Location: Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory, La Palma, Spain
Date: March 29, 1997 21:09, 21:25 UT

First picture is the sum of three 120s exposures using a narrow band filter centered at 618 nanometers. It's 10.7W9.6 degrees and it was taken from 21:25 UT.

Second picture is the sum of two 1s exposures without filters. The field size is 43W48 arcminutes and it was taken at 21:09 UT. The head of the comet seems to be circular. The object on the top left is a star.

Javier Mendez Alvarez

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