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Comet Hale-Bopp Near M14

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COMET HALE-BOPP NEAR M14

Sky & Telescope News Bulletin
October 25, 1996

Comet Hale-Bopp slips a few arcminutes south of 7th-magnitude globular cluster M14 in Ophiuchus this week, making a fine binocular pairing. The comet's equinox 2000.0 positions for the coming week at 0 hours Universal Time are:

  Date         R. A.     Decl.
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October 26    17h 37m  -3.7 deg.
        28    17h 38m  -3.6
        30    17h 39m  -3.5

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