Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes

ING Hale Bopp Home Page

A multi-national campaign took place at the Observatorio del Roque de Los Muchachos to study the comet C/1995 O1 (Hale-Bopp) during the period April-May 1997. As part of these observations images were obtained using all three of the ING's telescopes, namely the 4.2m-William Herschel Telescope (WHT), the 2.5m-Isaac Newton Telescope (INT) and the 1.0m-Jacobus Kapteyn Telescope (JKT), and CoCAM, the wide field imaging facility of ING. This page was updated on a regular basis to provide news and pictures of the comet.

CoCAM (Comet Camera)

Press Releases

Including the press release about the discovery of the sodium tail!

Observations of Hale-Bopp using the ING telescopes

News on Comet Hale-Bopp (97/02/19-97/03/29)

Information Resources for Comet Hale Bopp

[ ING Public Relations page | ING Home Page ]

Javier Méndez, Don Pollaco and Nic Walton
Last update: 2 May 1997