Comet Hale-Bopp

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Comet Hale-Bopp

[¦käm·ət ¦hāl ′bäp]
(astronomy)
A very large comet which was discovered on July 23, 1995, and reached perihelion on April 1, 1997, when its brightness was magnitude -1.
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I could not bear to watch especially as one of the animals was our pet lamb who we named Halebopp after the comet.