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Yen Images of Comet Hale-Bopp


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Observer: Bob Yen
Location: Mojave Desert, California
Date: May 2, 1997

1. 610mm lens. Ion tail is wide fan-like, showing striations; broad curved dust tail.

2. 300mm lens. Note striations in ion tail.

3. 165mm lens. Note deep sky objects in Auriga, comet setting in NW.

4. 105mm lens. Wide angle shot of comet (in Taurus), with tail extending to Auriga.

Bob Yen
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