Comet Hale-Bopp Discovered


The co-discoverer of the comet [Hale-Bopp], Dr. Alan Hale, furthered the impact astronomy has on the public by starting Earthrise Institute in 1993.  The mission of Earthrise Institute is to use astronomy, space, and other related endeavors as a tool for breaking down international and intercultural barriers and for bringing humanity together.

~Joseph T. Page II
New Mexico Space Trail

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Official Website: Earthrise Institute
Active: Comet co-discovered July 23, 1995
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