History of Hale-Bopp

A picture of Hale-Bopp was discovered in 1995.

Facts about Hale-Bopp

-When Hale-Bopp was first discovered, it was known as 'The Great Comet of 1957". The closest it has been was in 1997, and it was visible for 18 months.

-In one of the NASA studies, they say that when they used the Hubble Space Telescope hey say two pieces of ice separated from each other in the comet.

This a picture of Hale-Bopp that was discovered in 1995.

Composition And About Hale-Bopp

-The distance of the Sun from Hale-Bopp is 3.71 Astronomical Units.

-The rotation period of Hale-Bopp in Earth days is 1.4, and the revolution period, is 2,392 earth years.

-It has no atmosphere.

-And this comet is made out of the same substances; frozen gas, rock, and dust.

Interesting Facts About Hale-Bopp

-A mass suicide was caused by Hale-Bopp, called 'Heavens Gate Cult'. It was leaded by Marshall Herff Applewhite.

-It killed about 40 people in San Diego, California.

-Hale-Bopp was seen by Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp.

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