June 16,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

The most precise measurement to date of the carbon monoxide towater ratio in a comet is reported by a team of astrophysicists in the June17 issue of Nature. The article suggests that the comet Hale-Bopp waslikely formed in the region between Jupiter and Neptune some 4 billionyears ago.p.

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