Types of Comets?


Comets are separated into two types, based on their orbit. Short period comets take less than 200 years to complete a single orbit and long period comets take more than 200 years to orbit the sun. Halley's comet, which orbits the sun once every 75-76 years, is a very good example of a short period comet.
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There are two types of comets known, Short period comets and long period comets, You can read the link below for the facts about them, http://science.howstuffworks.com/comet3.&hellip
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Haley's Purple Comet, of course your on about tomatoes, oops took a while for brain to kick in. Right take a look at the link, but personally I think the Rio Grande is the closest
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Comet Types
A comet---often labeled by astronomers as a "dirty snowball"---is an astronomical body composed of water and dirt that most likely didn't integrate into planets during the formation of the solar system. Like asteroids, comets are described as "leftovers"... More »
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