Hale-Bopp

Hale-Bopp

About Hale-Bopp

Comet HaleBopp (formally designated C/1995O1) was perhaps the most widely observed comet of the 20th century and one of the brightest seen for many decades. It was visible to the naked eye for a record 18months, twice as long as the previous record holder, the Great Comet of 1811.

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