How Do Comets Form?


Comets are small bodies located in the solar system composed of ice, dust, and carbon. They are formed by gaseous clouds swirling and drawing in surrounding materials to make large clumps.
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Comets can be formed anywhere in space. They are mainly composed of ice and dust, which can be acquired from anywhere in space i.e pieces of chipped planets or random space particle
How were comets
Up until about the middle of the twentieth century, astronomers still possessed an imperfect notion of how and where asteroids and comets originally formed. The theory that asteroids
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Oh wow, if you believe in billions of years ago then you will believe that the comet was formed four and a half billion years ago from a big giant, diffuse cloud of gas collapsed.
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