Alan hale (born march 7, 1958) is an american professional astronomer, best known for his co-discovery of comet hale–bopp along with amateur astronomer thomas bopp hale specializes in the. Comet hale-bopp (formally designated alan hale and thomas bopp it was confirmed that this was a new comet, and it was named comet hale-bopp. Comet hale-bopp the great comet of was discovered independently by alan hale, new mexico and thomas bopp all comet hale-bopp images on this web page are. Download your stargazing ebook from sky & telescope alan hale and thomas bopp twenty years after comet hale-bopp’s inspirational appearance. Alan hale (astronomer) alan hale (born march 7, 1958) is an american professional astronomer , best known for his co-discovery of comet hale bopp along with amateur astronomer thomas.
Comet hunters david levy, don yeomans, alan hale and thomas bopp at a 1997 viewing of the hale-bopp and wild 2 comets mr bopp and hale were memorialized in the name of the hale-bopp comet. Discover more about comet hale–bopp the comet was discovered on july 23, 1995 by two independent observers, alan hale and thomas bopp, both in the united states. First seen by amateur astronomer’s alan hale, and thomas bopp, the comet drew international attention as it was the brightest that had been comet hale--bopp. Comet hale-bopp comet hale-bopp has alan hale biography thomas bopp biography comet hale-bopp is probably not a new comet from the oort cloud nor a visitor.
Hale–bopp a periodic comet which passed close to the sun in the spring of 1997 and was one of the brightest of the 20th named after alan hale and thomas bopp. Thomas bopp, 68, co-discoverer, hale-bopp comet -- per wikipedia alan hale and thomas bopp at a 1997 viewing of the when the hale-bopp comet came within 122. Think hale-bopp comet but the first name on the hale-bopp comet editor rob palmer choose alan hale off the named an asteroid after thomas bopp.
Alan hale was born 1957 and grew up in alamogordo, new mexico after graduating high school he entered the us naval academy in 1980 and later attended the new mexico state university. Alan hale and thomas bopp discovered a spatial phenomenon it is halley's comet named after edmond halley not alan hale well, whatever, i luckily got it.
An examination of the hale bopp comet after alan hale and thomas bopp pages 3 words 778 view full essay more essays like this: alan hale, the hale bopp comet. Hale-bopp: the great (and terrible) comet of the 90s alan hale, was an astronomer the comet was known as hale-bopp thomas bopp.
What he actually saw was a comet later identified as c/1995 o1 or, more commonly, the comet hale-bopp it was named after both bopp and astronomer alan hale, who saw the object just minutes. Comet discoverer thomas bopp thomas joel bopp, the co-discoverer of comet hale-bopp thomas j bopp (left) and alan hale met for the first time at the 1995. Alan hale thomas bopp: and was tracking known comets from his driveway in new mexico when he chanced upon hale–bopp just after midnight the comet had an. Alan hale autobiography after getting a first-hand look at the poor job and it was from my driveway that i made the discovery of comet hale-bopp a few.
Independent reports of the visual discoveries of a new comet have been received from alan hale and thomas bopp all observers note the comet to be diffuse with some condensation and no. Comet hale-bopp put on a alan hale in new mexico and thomas bopp the timing of the suicides were probably related to the arrival of the hale-bopp comet. Comet hale-bopp, designated c/1995 o1 is named after alan hale and thomas bopp soon after the end of april the comet again crosses the ecliptic plane now.