Michael A. Stecker


Comet Hale-Bopp in April, 1997 had a relatively homogeneous dust tail and a multi-stranded blue ion tail. 
Photographic Data:
This single 20-minute exposure was made with an Astro-Physics 130 mm (5-inch) f/6 refractor, 35 mm Nikon F2 camera and Kodak 
Pro 400 PPF film, while guiding on the comet's head.