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Science Challenge #8

"THE STUMPER!"
A Japanese amateur astronomer discovered the comet that came within 8 million miles of Earth on March 25, 1996 and was visible to the naked eye near the "North Star." What was the comet called?

Answer: HYAKUTAKE

Correct responses received from:
Stephanie Pring, Jennifer LeBlanc, J. Higgins, Sid Gospe, Peter and Merridy Hance, James Dewey, J. Blickenstaff, Beth Rowen

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