Ralph Nye's Hale Bopp Photo
11, 4:10 am, Verde Valley, Arizona. 15 minutes at f 3.5, 200 mm
Konica lens, guided, Fujicolor 400 (212K
John Spencer's March 15th Hale Bopp Photos
This image was taken on the morning of March 15th, 1997.
I used a Canon EOS 10s 35mm camera with a
50 mm lens, and Fujicolor 800 Super G plus film.
5:40am, over Percival Lowell's mausoleum at Lowell Observatory, with
the lights of Flagstaff below. 10 seconds, f2.5 (89K JPEG).
John Spencer's March 6th Hale Bopp Photos
These images were taken on the morning of March 6th, 1997, from our
home in Flagstaff, Arizona. I used a Canon EOS 10s 35mm camera with a
50 mm lens, and Ektachrome P1600
film, push-processed by 2 stops as recommended to achieve 1600 ASA
speed. Streakiness in the images is due to the limitations of our slide
scanner, and isn't present on the originals.
5:30am, 60 seconds at f2.8 (51K JPEG).
5:40am, 60 seconds at f4. The blue ion tail can be seen to the
left of the brighter dust tail. (64K JPEG).
ABM test at White Sands Missile Range, 250 miles away, that appeared
on the horizon while I was photographing the comet. Of course, I had to photograph
that too. About 5:50am, 0.7 seconds at f5.6. The crescent moon is peeking through
the trees on the right. (48K JPEG).
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