Periodic comets or
A comet with an orbital period of less than 200 years is known as a
There are two categories of comet, based on the amount of time they take to orbit
A comet with a period of less than 200 years.
Long-period comets (those which take more than 200 years to complete an orbit
around the Sun) originate from the Oort Cloud.
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Our solar system contains far fewer
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Comet moving through perihelion with tail pointing away from the sun. ... Comet
Halley, which last appeared in 1986, is a
Comets follow interesting paths around the Sun.
short~peri0d comets, which to ﬁrst order we think it is, then the