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Keel Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observers: Bill Keel, Christopher Keel
Location: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Date: April 1, 1997 01:21, 02:00 UT

First image is the nucleus in a 5-second exposure showing the encircling dust arcs, Kodacolor 1000, the 25-cm refractor of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, 0121 UT on April 1.

In the second image, the comet is over the dome of the Alabama refractor, being admired by Christopher Keel (age 8). 10-second exposure in moderate light pollution (only because some light sources are shut down for spring break), 0200 UT on April 1. Kodacolor 1000, 50mm f/1.8

Bill Keel
keel@bildad.astr.ua.edu


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