An Icy Leftover Planetesimal Orbiting the Sun Is?


An icy leftover planetesimal orbiting the sun is a comet. Comets are celestial bodies that are made of ice, frozen gases, rock, and dust. One famous comet, Halley's Comet, only becomes visible from Earth every 76 years.
Q&A Related to "An Icy Leftover Planetesimal Orbiting the Sun..."
This is more commonly known as an asteroid. Hope this
They are asteroids. Many orbit in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Many more share Jupiter's orbit. and a few are found elsewhere in the solar system all the way from Mercury
A comet is a body that revolves around the sun and develops a coma and sometimes a tail when near the sun. In order to produce this phenomenon, you need some substance in the body
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