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Everybody's comet : a layman's guide to Comet Hale-Bopp

Author: Alan Hale
Publisher: Silver City, NM : High-Lonesome Books, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hale, Alan, 1958-
Everybody's comet.
Silver City, NM : High-Lonesome Books, ©1996
(OCoLC)624416406
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Hale
ISBN: 0944383386 9780944383384
OCLC Number: 36009068
Description: 162 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Chap. 1. What is a comet? --
Chapt. 2. The early history of Comet Hale-Bopp --
Chap. 3. Prospects for Comet Hale-Bopp --
Afterword --
Appendix A-D.
Other Titles: Layman's guide to Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Hale-Bopp
Responsibility: by Alan Hale ; [foreword by Thomas Bopp].

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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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