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Comet Hale-Bopp Update



Sky & Telescope News Bulletin
June 6, 1997

Observers in the Southern Hemisphere report that Comet Hale-Bopp has waned to about magnitude 2.5, though it is still obvious to the unaided eye in deep evening twilight. The comet's once-glorious dust tail is now just a degree-long stub visible in binoculars.

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