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Hale–Bopp Syllabification: Hale–Bopp
Pronunciation: /ˌhālˈbäp/

Definition of Hale–Bopp in English:

A periodic comet that passed close to the sun in the spring of 1997 and was one of the brightest of the 20th century.


Named after Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp, the American astronomers who discovered it (independently of each other).

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