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What Are Comets? - Space/Astronomy - About.com
In ancient cultures comets were seen as omens and were therefore looked upon with reverence and fear. But these beautiful objects are little more than balls of ...
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Where Do Comets Come From? - Space/Astronomy - About.com
Comets are amazing objects, and can be quite beautiful when viewed through a telescope or, if lucky, the naked eye. But where do this fascinating objects come ...
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Comets Information - Space/Astronomy - About.com
Throughout history, people have been both awed and alarmed by comets, stars with "long hair" that appeared in the sky unannounced and unpredictably.
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Halley's Comet - Some History and Facts
Using Newton's new Laws of motion, the astronomer, Edmond Halley, made a prediction in 1705. He stated that a comet which had appeared in 1531, 1607 and ...
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Comets - Information on Comets - Space/Astronomy - About.com
Comets are dirty-ice leftovers from the formation of our solar system around 4.6 billion years ago. They are among the least-changed objects in our solar system  ...
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The Small-Comets Hypothesis - Geology - About.com
Little icy comets or processing errors? The story of a controversial theory.
http://geology.about.com/od/wildgeotheories/a/aa_smallcomets.htm
Comet Tempel-Tuttle - Space/Astronomy - About.com
Comet Tempel-Tuttle has been called "typically unspectacular," and has only been observed during a few of its 33 year cycle apparitions during the past 600 ...
http://space.about.com/od/comets/a/Tempel-Tuttle.htm
The Oort Cloud - Outer Reaches of Our Solar System
Most of the objects are what we refer to as comets; large globs of ice and dust. ... It is believed that the objects, such as comets, that now reside in the Oort cloud ...
http://space.about.com/od/comets/a/The-Oort-Cloud.htm
Comets - Pictures and Astronomy Facts
Comets. Images of Comets. Halebopp, Halley, Hyakutake, Kohoutek, Shoemaker - Levy. All images NASA. Used by permission. Related Articles.
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Minor Planets - What are Minor Planets?
Prior to 2006 every object in orbit around our Sun was either a Planet, a Minor Planet or a Comet. However, when the issue of Pluto's planet-hood was raised ...
http://space.about.com/od/solarsystem/a/Minor-Planets.htm
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