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Masi Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Gianluca Masi
Location: Ceccano, Italy
Date: April 10, 1997 19:08-19:12 UT

The first image is a four frame mosaic, each frame 1 min exposure. Technical informations on the same picture. Vixen SP R-150S, 15 cm f/5 reflector telescope; CCD SBIG ST-7. Log-scaled using a software done by me.

The second image shows the nucleus with dust waves. 3 sec exposure. Technical informations on the same picture. Vixen SP R-150S, 15 cm f/5 reflector telescope; CCD SBIG ST-7; elaboration: QMiPS32.

The last image uses Larson/Sekanina algorithm to extract hidden features. Technical informations on the same picture. Vixen SP R-150S, 15 cm f/5 reflector telescope; CCD SBIG ST-7; elaboration: QMiPS32.

Location: Ceccano (FR) Italy, 213 meters above sea level.

Gianluca Masi
gianmasi@fr.flashnet.it
http://www.flashnet.it/users/gianmasi


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