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C/1995 O1 Hale-Bopp

This page contains many photos, some drawings an observing reports of the great comet of 1997. All drawings, some pictures (it's mentioned there) and most reports were done by Wolfgang "Howdii" Howurek, the rest by me. All observation reports are written in German.

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Photos by Walter

23-2-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp during Dawn 23-2-1997

8" f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain;
Site: Falkenstein/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 11.5 minutes;
Film: Kodak Ektar 1000.

Observation report

8-3-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp 8-3-1997

205mm f/3.8 telephoto lens;
Site: Falkenstein/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 17 minutes;
Film: Kodak Ektar 1000.

Observation report

12-3-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp and the Summer Milkyway 12-3-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Falkenstein/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 20 minutes;
Film: Kodak Gold II 400.

Observation report

12-3-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp 12-3-1997

205mm f/3.8 telephoto lens;
Site: Falkenstein/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 25 minutes;
Film: Kodak Gold II 400.

Observation report

7-4-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp in Perseus 7-4-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Niederkreuzstetten/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 12.5 minutes;
Film: Fuji SuperGPlus 800.

Observation report

7-4-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp 7-4-1997

205mm f/3.8 telephoto lens;
Site: Niederkreuzstetten/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 10.5 minutes;
Film: Fuji SuperGPlus 800.

Observation report

13-4-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp during Dusk above Cross 13-4-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Niederkreuzstetten/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 30 seconds;
Film: Fuji SuperGPlus 800.

Observation report

13-4-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp in Perseus 13-4-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Niederkreuzstetten/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 5 minutes;
Film: Fuji SuperGPlus 800.

Observation report

23-4-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp during Dusk 23-4-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Sophienalpe/Vienna;
Exposure time: 30 seconds;
Film: Fuji SuperGPlus 800.

Observation report

10-5-1997

Bye-bye to Comet Hale-Bopp 10-5-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Brentenriegel/Burgenland;
Exposure time: 25 seconds;
Film: Fuji SuperGPlus 800.

Observation report


Photos by Howdii

7-4-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp between Bushes and Clouds 7-4-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Niederkreuzstetten/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 25 seconds;
Film: Fuji SuperGPlus 800.

Observation report

7-4-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp 7-4-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Niederkreuzstetten/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 20 seconds;
Film: Fuji SuperGPlus 800.

Observation report

8-4-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp 8-4-1997

150mm f/5.6 telephoto lens;
Site: Niederkreuzstetten/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 10 minutes;
Film: Fuji SuperGPlus 800.

Observation report

23-4-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp above the old Castle of Falkenstein 23-4-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Falkenstein/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 25 seconds;
Film: Kodak Royal 1000.

Observation report

2-5-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp 2-5-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Ebenwaldhöhe/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 20 seconds;
Film: Fuji SHG 1600.

Observation report

4-5-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp 4-5-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Mistelbach/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 20 seconds;
Film: Fuji SHG 1600.

Observation report

9-5-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp, Clouds and the Moon 9-5-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Mistelbach/Lower Austria;
Exposure time: 15 seconds;
Film: Fuji SHG 1600.

Observation report

10-5-1997

Bye-bye to Comet Hale-Bopp 10-5-1997

50mm f/2 standard lens;
Site: Brentenriegel/Burgenland;
Exposure time: 15 seconds;
Film: Fuji SHG 1600.

Observation report


Drawings by Howdii

23-2-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp in Telescope 23-2-1997

5.7" f/6 Maksutov-Newton at 40x, 90x and 120x;
Site: Falkenstein/Lower Austria;
Pencil drawing on white paper, scanned and inverted.

Observation report

8-3-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp 8-3-1997

18" f/4.5 Dobsonian in telescope at 90x and 200x;
Site: Falkenstein/Lower Austria;
Pencil drawing on white paper, scanned and inverted.

Observation report

12-3-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp in Telescope 12-3-1997

5.7" f/6 Maksutov-Newton at 40x, 60x and 90x;
Site: Falkenstein/Lower Austria;
Pencil drawing on white paper, scanned and inverted.

Observation report

18-3-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp in Telescope 18-3-1997

5.7" f/6 Maksutov-Newton at 40x and 60x;
Site: Atzelsdorf/Lower Austria;
Pencil drawing on white paper, scanned and inverted.

Observation report

30-3-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp with Naked Eyes 30-3-1997

Site: Niederkreuzstetten/Lower Austria;
Pencil drawing on white paper, scanned and inverted.

Observation report

30-3-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp with Binoculars 30-3-1997

7x50 binoculars;
Site: Niederkreuzstetten/Lower Austria;
Pencil drawing on white paper, scanned and inverted.

Observation report

30-3-1997

Comet Hale-Bopp in Telescope 30-3-1997

5.7" f/6 Maksutov-Newton at 40x and 60x;
Site: Falkenstein/Lower Austria;
Pencil drawing on white paper, scanned and inverted.

Observation report


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