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Schmahl Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Dave Schmahl
Location: Mount Laguna Observatory, San Diego, California
Date: March 29, 1997 04:00 UT

50mm lens at f2.8, 400 Kodak Gold, 4 min exposure, piggybacked on a motor guided C80 refractor.

The blue ion tail shows its structure in this image. Take special note of the Andromeda Galaxy in the lower part of the image.

Dave Schmahl
dschmahl@cts.com


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