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Doug Zubenel

Location of Photo:

Gove Co., Kansas, USA

Date/Time of photo:

Late March, 1997


This was made with a 50mm lens. First, the arch was rendered with a flash @ 1/250th second exposure @ f/16. Then, the focus was shifted to infinity and the lens opened up to f/4 and the shutter opened again for 2 minutes guided.


Here you see Comet Hale-Bopp framed by the Keyhole Arch at Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark. This is a good representation of how the comet actually looked to the naked eye.


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