What Is the Definition of a Comet?

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Comets are small, irregular shaped bodies that are composed primarily of gases. They are actually remnants from the formation of stars and planets billions of years ago.
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Made up of ice, gas, rock and dust, the nucleus of a comet is located in the center of the head and is always frozen. The gaseous part of the nuclei is composed of carbon monoxide
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Comets are small celestial bodies (measuring from a few kilometers to tens of kilometers) that orbit the Sun. They are made up of. ice. small rocks. dust. The ice is the main responsible
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A comet is a large rocky, icy mass of fused stellar dust that is generally larger than a meteoroid and that looses some of its material, called a "tail" as it gets closer
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com·et
[kom-it]
NOUN [ASTRONOMY]
1.
a celestial body moving about the sun, usually in a highly eccentric orbit, consisting of a central mass surrounded by an envelope of dust and gas that may form a tail that streams away from the sun.
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