Information Resources for Comet Hale Bopp
Our near neighbour, the
Instituto Astrofisico Canarias Hale Bopp
Dr Alan Fitzsimmons at QUB
, who will be playing a leading role in the scientific observational campaign.
Some very useful information aimed at the interested non-specialist astronomer is found on
keeps it's Hale-Bopp page.
The Hale-Bopp page of the
European Southern Observatory
is very comprehensive.
for Hale-Bopp is found on the IAU's Astronomical Headlines page.
Hale-Bopp has its own homepage at
of Hale-Bopp's movements through the solar system.
of Hale-Bopp from University of Hawaii astronomers.
Uppsala Astronomical Observatory
has a useful page on Hale-Bopp.
The South African Astronomical Observatory
Hale-Bopp page (with some nice images).
The Hale-Bopp page from the
University of Melbourne
make charts to find the comet at every latitude and time.
Amateurs from Gran Canaria (in Spanish)
(Canary Islands) update the Hale-Bopp page very frecuently.
Some finding charts can be downloaded from the
Planetary Data System Small Bodies Node
offers an interesting list of links.
Some interesting papers can be found at the
International Comet Quaterly
Sky & Telescope
Online's Comet Page.
Gary Kronk Hale-Bopp Home Page
Lot of papers on Hale-Bopp written by Karen J. Meech (University of Hawaii) can be found at the
Planetarary Science Research
British Astronomical Association
Comet Section Home Page is updated nearly everyday.
Comets page has lot of pictures taken by English amateurs.
largest page on comet Hale-Bopp in Spanish.
U.S. Naval Observatory
maintains a page to calculate Hale-Bopp positions for a required place. Calculations for ING telescopes can be found
The Royal Greenwich Observatory
maintains a HB page too.
NASA is carrying out a
Near Live Comet Watching System
Nic Walton and Javier Méndez
Last updated: 23 March 1997