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103P/Hartley 2

Images from the 1997-1998 apparition

Masayuki Suzuki image of 103P exposed on 1997 December 21
Copyright © 1997 by Masayuki Suzuki (Japan)

This image was obtained on 1997 December 21 with a 20-cm f/9 telescope and a CCD camera. Exposure time was 30 seconds. The image measures 16x12 arc minutes.


H. Mikuz image of 103P exposed on 1997 December 28

This image was obtained on 1997 December 28.73 UT with 36-cm, f/6.7 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, V filter and CCD. Exposure time was 5 minutes. (Image reversed by Author)


S. Sposetti image of 103P exposed on 1998 January 5
Copyright © 1998 by Stefano Sposetti

This image was obtained on 1998 January 5.73 with a 20-cm f/6.3 Celestron and a Hi-SIS22 CCD camera. It is composed of 190 20-second exposures. Sposetti colorized the image to enhance the brightness levels within the coma.


Masayuki Suzuki image of 103P exposed on 1998 January 25
Copyright © 1998 by Masayuki Suzuki (Japan)

This image was obtained on 1998 January 25 with a 20-cm f/9 telescope and a CCD camera. Exposure time was 30 seconds. The image measures 16x12 arc minutes.


NEAT image of 103P exposed on 1998 February 25
Copyright © 1998 by NEAT

This image was obtained on 1998 February 25 with the 1.0-m GEODSS telescope and a 16.8 megapixel CCD camera. Exposure time was 20 seconds.

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