Comet Hale-Bopp

Photo, March 8, 1997, was taken at 5:35 AM PST in the early dawn. The magnitude of the comet is near -1. Photo was taken with Fuji 400 film, exposure 2 min. The camera (70mm lens) was piggybacked on a clock-driven telescope. Note the much larger debris trail compared to the Feb. 19 photo.

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©Jim Powers