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Pic du Midi Observatory Image of Comet Hale-Bopp


Observers: Francois Colas, Cyril Birnbaum
Location: Pic du Midi Observatory, France
Date: March 29, 1997 21:35 UT

10 shells around the coma, March 29th

This image is the sum of 60 images taken with the 55 cm telescope. Each individual frame is a 1 second exposure with a V filter. The image is enhanced with radial filter and a logarithmic look up table. About 10 shells are visible on the image. The median time of the exposures is March 29th, 21h35 UT.

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