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Comets are small Solar System bodies composed of ice and dust. They have thin, temporary atmospheres called comas and tails made of dust and gas.

Comet - Wikipedia

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A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, warms and begins to evolve gasses, a process called outgassing. This produces  ...

Comets - Overview | Planets - NASA Solar System Exploration

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Comets are cosmic snowballs of frozen gases, rock and dust roughly the size of a small town. When a comet's orbit brings it close to the sun, it heats up and ...

COMET TV Sci-fi Network

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WATCH COMET LIVE NOW! ... FIND COMET IN YOUR AREA ... COMET is a new television channel dedicated to sci-fi entertainment offering popular favorites, ...

'New Year's Eve Comet' and More: Three Flybys Will Kick Off 2017 ...

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Dec 30, 2016 ... After the 'New Year's Eve Comet,' another comet is expected to travel through Earth's neighborhood to ring in the New Year, and another ...

Comet Introduction - Solar Views Solar System

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Comets are small, fragile, irregularly shaped bodies composed of a mixture of non-volatile grains and frozen gases. They have highly elliptical orbits that bring  ...

A comet in the west after sunset? | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky

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Jan 1, 2017 ... Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková is in the west after sunset now. It's too faint to see with the eye alone, but some photographers might ...

A rare comet is zooming past Earth right now, and you should be ...

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Dec 31, 2016 ... Forget the New Year's Eve fireworks, NASA has announced that a comet currently zooming through the inner Solar System will be so bright ...

Comets - Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com

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Tells where comets come from, and a few pictures too.

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The COMET Program creates environmental science education and training in support of a diverse community of users by offering products and services such ...