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A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, heats up and begins to outgas, displaying a visible atmosphere or coma, and ...

Comets facts, pictures and information - The Nine Planets


Unlike the other small bodies in the solar system, comets have been known since antiquity. There are Chinese records of Comet Halley going back to at least ...

learn more - Comets - Overview | Planets - NASA Solar System ...


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 ...

Comets - Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com


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

Comets: Facts About The 'Dirty Snowballs' of Space - Space.com


Nov 15, 2014 ... Halley's Comet as photographed May 8, 1910, by Dr. G.W. Ritchey using the 60- inch (1.5-meter) telescope at Mount Wilson Observatory, Calif., ...

Comet Introduction - Views of the Solar System


Basic features, data, discoveries, images and sections with specific information on selected comets.

Comets | Facts and Information on Visible Comets - Sky & Telescope


Get your latest comet news here. See if any visible comets are up in tonight's night sky and learn about comet ISON's famous demise.

Comet 252P Zooms North, BA14 Grows Tail - Sky & Telescope


Mar 23, 2016 ... Skywatchers are poised to observe the coma-less Comet P/2016 BA14 in the evening sky and the return of its larger sibling, 252P/LINEAR, ...

COMET TV Sci-fi Network


WATCH COMET LIVE NOW! FIND COMET IN YOUR AREA. Home · About Us · Contact Us · Movies · Shows · Stargate SG-1 · Stargate Universe · The Outer ...

Comet (2014) - IMDb


... Servi, Eric Winter. Set in a parallel universe, Comet bounces back and forth over the course of an unlikely but perfectly paired couple's six-year relationship.

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.