Laser Location of Comet

         Comet 1996 Hyakutake

Comet 1997 Hale-Bopp
      Hale - Bopp

The first conducted laser location of comets Hyakutake and Hale – Bopp  
at the Satellite Tracking Station in Riga with the laser telescope LS-105
in April 8, 1996, 20h 40m UT and in April 7, 1997, 20h 01m UT   


            Satellite Laser Ranging


             To the page Bright Comets


                     in Russian 

Igor Abakumov
 January 18, 2021