C/1995 O1 (Hale-Bopp)

Author(s): Art Blos

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C/1995 O1, better known as Hale-Bopp, is a comet that was discovered separately by Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp on July 23, 1995. It became known as the Great Comet of 1997, and could be visible to the naked eye for 18 months. . Due to its long orbit, the comet will not return until mid-year 4385.

NOTE: This addon modifies the existing version of Hale-Bopp comet in Celestia, adding a better 3D model and an xyzv trajectory for more accuracy.

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