What Is the Definition of a Comet?


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
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
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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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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