Comet Hale-Bopp images


These were shot with Fuji Super G 800+, with a 50mm f/1.8 at f/2.8 The exposures were around 15s, except for the tracked shot. They were taken on March 23th, 1997, between 8:30 and 10:00UT (3:30-5 CST). The camera was an OM-1.

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Hale-Bopp next to 40-inch refractor dome

Yerkes 41-inch dome and comet

5 minutes tracking

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Hale-Bopp next to 40-inch refractor dome

Yerkes 41-inch dome and comet

5 minutes tracking


These were shot with Fuji Super G 800+, with a 50mm f/1.8 at f/2.8 The exposures were around 15s. The first one was 30s. They were taken on March 15th, 1997, between 8:30 and 10:00UT (3:30-6 CST). The camera was an OM-1 on a tripod.

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Yerkes domes and comet Yerkes dome and comet Yerkes dome and comet Comet over entrance

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Yerkes domes and comet

Yerkes dome and comet

Yerkes dome and comet

Comet over entrance


CCD images of the comet

All these shots were taken through a 2" aperture copy lens on a SBIG ST-7. Images taken by Ezra Boyd.

3sec 0.11s 5secs. Binned 2x2 6sec, binned 3x3

20mm Nikkor lens. By D. Armstrong 20mm and ST-7, 15secs. Same as above, processed differently


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