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Pearson College Observatory Images of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observers: Marianna Nodale, Francois St-Pierre, Jochen Rink
Location: Pearson College Observatory, Victoria, British-Columbia, Canada
Date: April 1, 1997 08:00, 08:30

The first image was taken on April 1st 1997 around 8 p.m.(Victoria, BC), Fujicolor 800 super G was exposed through a 250mm zoomlens working at f: 4.5, exposure time 13 minutes.

The second image was taken on April 1st 1997 around 8:30 p.m.(Victoria, BC), Fujicolor 800 super G was exposed through a 180mm; the exposure time was 9 minutes. Note that the ion tail reaches a double cluster in Perseus.

Francois St-Pierre
e-mail: fstpierre@pearson-college.uwc.ca


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