New Comet Makes Its Debut

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CometWatermark Learning was founded in 1992. Besides our founding, a lot was going on that year. Here are some noted firsts and other happenings in July of 1992.

Researchers David Jewitt, of the University of Hawaii; and Jane Luu, of the University of California at Berkeley, report the discovery of a very faint object with the University of Hawaii’s 2.2-meter telescope at Mauna Kea. The object, later identified as new comet “1992 QB1,” is approximately 64 million kilometers from the sun.

July 1 The USA/USSR Around The World Air Race begins at Santa Monica, California.

July 9 The 25th Olympic Summer Games close in Barcelona, Spain.

July 12 – Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

July 24 Hurricane Andrew hits southern Florida, and becomes the costliest hurricane in U.S. history up to that time.


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