Comet Photos
COMET HALE-BOPP  -  Dramatic Desert Comet Photos For Sale

TIME Magazine Picture of the Year

By Astro-Photographer Wally Pacholka of Long Beach California

As featured on NASA's Hale-Bopp Site, as published in over 100 newspapers worldwide,  and as seen on CNN,ABC,CBS,and NBC NEWS!

Exquisite 8x10 Photographs $20, 11x14 Photographs $45

All Photos taken under the dark skies of Joshua Tree National Park in California
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Photo #1

Photo 1

"TIME Magazine Picture of the Year -
Comet Hale-Bopp as seen from Mars"

Taken 4/04/97 at 8 PM with regular 50mm minolta lens at f2.4 on a tripod with a 30 second exposure using Fuji 800 film. The foreground was lit up by flashing a flashlight on the nearby rock formations

Photo #2

Photo 2

"Comet Hale-Bopp seen from Mars #2"

Taken 4/04/97 at 8 PM with 50mm minolta lens at f2.4 on a tripod with a 30 second exposure using Fuji 800 film. The foreground was lit up by flashing a flashlight on the nearby rock formations

Photo #3

Photo 3

"Comet Hale-Bopp passing Heaven's Gate."

Taken 4/06/97 at 8 PM with 135mm lens at f2.8 mounted "piggyback" on 2.4 inch Tasco telescope used to track the comet during this 5 minute exposure on Kodak 400 Pro film. Nearby columnar rocks were lit up using a flashlight during the exposure.

Photo #4

Photo 4

"Comet Hale-Bopp - First Contact"

Taken 4/06/97 at 8 PM with 135mm lens at f2.8 mounted "piggyback" on 2.4 inch Tasco telescope used to track the comet during this 5 minute exposure on Kodak 400 Pro film. Nearby columnar rocks were lit up using a flashlight during the exposure.

Photo #5

Comet Photo 5

Comet Hale-Bopp over Joshua Tree & Rocks

Taken 3/28/97 at 8 PM with regular 50mm minolta lens at f2.4 on a tripod with a 30 second exposure using Fuji 800 film. The foreground was lit up by flashing a flashlight on the nearby rock formations

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