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passing of Thomas Bopp

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Denis Buczynski's picture
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passing of Thomas Bopp

Last week we heard of the unfortunate death of Thomas Bopp, the famous co discoverer of Comet Hale- Bopp C/1995O1. The BAA Comet Section passes on our condolences to his family.
Below are two links related to him and his discovery.
Denis Buczynski
Secretary BAA Comet Section

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/thomas-bopp-whose-name-w...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Bopp

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Thomas Bopp

Thanks for pointing this out Denis. At the end of the Wiki article, Bopp is quoted as having said something I wholeheartedly agree with:

"I'll never give up looking at the skies. There's so many beautiful things there. And I love to share that with people."