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Raymundo Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


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Observer: Paulo Raymundo
Location: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Date: May 19, 1997 21:16-21:44 UT

First image: Comet Hale-Bopp over Farol da Barra beach, with Santo Antonio da Barra fort and lighthouse at left. Much of the light-pollution in the picture is due to car's headlights than to the city itself. Image acquired using 50mm lenses and Konica SR-G 3200.

Second image: Same as above, with coconut palms in the foreground.

Third image: Comet Hale-Bopp sets over buildings in Barra district. Interesting is that the comet could not be seen naked eye while I took this picture. Note that these photos were taken from a city with a population of 2 million, plagued by light-pollution. 205mm lenses and Fujicolor Super HG 1600.

All images Copyright 1997 by P. M. Raymundo

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