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Nov 19, 2014 ... Asteroids and comets have a few things in common. ... We do know that gravitational perturbations periodically jar both asteroids and comets ...


Jan 16, 2015 ... Comets are objects composed mostly of ice and dust that grow tails when they approach the sun. .... How do asteroids, meteors and comets disappear? ( Beginner) · Why are the compositions of comets and asteroids different?


5) How do we think the "hot Jupiters" around other stars were formed? A) They formed as ... 16) Why do asteroids and comets differ in composition? A) Asteroids  ...


Asteroids and comets are both made of rocky and icy material, but asteroids are larger in size than comets ... Why do asteroids and comets differ in composition?


The revised vision of how asteroids and comets formed came to fit logically and neatly ... [collections] of several smaller objects, all with differing compositions.


From piles of 'rubble' to complex mixtures of metals, and carbon and silicon compounds, asteroids are not just dull grey lumps of cratered rock... We find that  ...


Although both asteroids and comets were formed in the early days of our solar ... difference between comets and asteroids lies in their respective composition. ... as other planets, but comets do not necessarily orbit the sun in any uniform way.


Jun 26, 2014 ... Comets sprout tails when the come in close to the sun. Asteroids, even those near the sun, don't usually have tails, but some do, like asteroid ...


These minor objects--called asteroids and comets--are small and of negligible ... Those that do, of course, are of great interest to us, as their orbits may .... their compositions, asteroids have been found to differ not only from the nine known ...