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Marino Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observer: John Marino
Location: Beaver Meadow Observatory, New York
Date: August 3, 1996

I took this image with a cookbook ccd camera on a 12.5 inch reflector. The image was taken on August 3, 1996 at the Beaver Meadow Observatory (site of the Buffalo Astronomical Association of which I am also a member). When I Processed this image and first seen it, I could not belive that I was seeing jets coming off that comet when it was still over 2.5 au's distant!

John Marino

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