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Puckett Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Tim Puckett
Location: Puckett Observatory, Georgia
Date: April 17, 1997 01:03:44 UT

This false color image of Hale-Bopp was obtained with a 30 cm Meade LX200 reflector working at f/7 This is a composite of 50 -10 second exposures taken with an Apogee AP-7 CCD. The first exposure was taken on 04-17-97 at 01:03:44 UT. The images were enhanced to show the jets from the nucleus.

The image was taken by Tim Puckett, Courtesy Puckett Observatory, Copyright1997 www.cometwatch.com.
tpuckett@mindspring.com


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