Everybody's Comet: A Layman's Guide to Comet Hale-Bopp

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High-Lonesome Books, 1996 - Science - 162 pages
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Discovered in July 1995 by Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp, Comet Hale-Bopp was the brightest comet ever seen at its distance. This gives the history of its discovery, explains how to view it from fall 1996 to spring 1997, and explains the relationship of comets to the birth of our solar system, and to asteroids, meteors and eclipses of the sun and moon.

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Contents

Introduction
1
VhatisaComet?
7
Comets and Meteors
29
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Hale heads the Southwest Institute for Space Research, a private education and research organizations in Cloudcroft, NM

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