Saturday, December 1, 2012

Comet Bennett

The comet Bennett was a comet discovered by John Caister Bennett, from South Africa, on December 28, 1969, but was seen from Earth with the nake eye in March 1970, reaching periphelion on March 20. The commet head was wrapped up in a cloud of hydrogen. It is calculated that the Bennett will return in 1,700 years.