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Subject: Re: Comet coming in 2013 Date: 12/31/2012 5:30 PM
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I remember Hale-Bopp but the only thing I remember about it was the cult people who castrated themselves then committed suicide. I was in a hotel in Ogden Utah and they broke in with the story just as I was going to bed. So I stayed up most of the night watching it then drove all the way to Omaha the next day in the same car I still Drive I don't remember any visible comets.


I'm seem to remember that Kohoutek wasn't as bright as predicted, so few people saw it..

Comet Hale-Boop (which was visible in 1996-1997) was much more spectacular. You could even see it through the smog of Houston's skies.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_Hale%E2%80%93Bopp

Some cult in San Diego committed mass suicide as the comet passed, believing that they were going to become passengers in a space ship trailing the tail of the comet.

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