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Comet - Wikipedia
Short-period comets with orbital periods less than 20 years and low inclinations (up to 30 degrees) to the ecliptic are called traditional Jupiter-family comets (JFCs). [76] [77] Those like Halley, with orbital periods of between 20 and 200 years and inclinations extending from zero to more than 90 degrees, are called Halley-type comets (HTCs).

Overview | Comets – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science
Comets are cosmic snowballs of frozen gases, rock and dust that orbit the Sun. When frozen, they are the size of a small town. When a comet's orbit brings it close to the Sun, it heats up and spews dust and gases into a giant glowing head larger than most planets.

Comets | NASA brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.

Comets: Facts About The 'Dirty Snowballs' of Space
Credit: Michael Jäger Naming. In general, comets are named after their discoverer. For example, comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 got its name because it was the ninth short-periodic comet discovered by ...

Comets | Facts and Information on Visible Comets
Comets are a wondrous sight for amateur astronomers. As one approaches it often reveals a tail, slowly unfurling a long ghostly banner of light.

Comet Facts ☄ - Interesting Facts about Comets - Space Facts
What is a Comet? A comet is a very small solar system body made mostly of ices mixed with smaller amounts of dust and rock. Most comets are no larger than a few kilometres across. The main body of the comet is called the nucleus, and it can contain water, methane, nitrogen and other ices.

In Depth | Comets – Solar System Exploration: NASA Science
The path through the solar system is a rocky road. Asteroids, comets, Kuiper Belt Objects—all kinds of small bodies of rock, metal and ice are in constant motion as they orbit the Sun.

Comets - TheSkyLive
Comets. Browse and discover detailed information about 138 of the most interesting comets. Comets are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

Comets: Crash Course Astronomy #21
Today on Crash Course Astronomy, Phil explains comets. Comets are chunks of ice and rock that orbit the Sun. When they get near the Sun the ice turns into gas, forming the long tail, and also ...

Comet Facts - Comets - Astronomy for Kids
Comets come from either the Oort Cloud or the Kuiper Belt. The two are both areas packed with trillions of comets! There is an important difference between the two.




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Archibald sets Comets mark for most goals
Move over Alexandre Grenier. With his second period goal on Saturday against the Syracuse Crunch, Darren Archibald passed the former longtime Comet for the most career goals in franchise history with 68. Archibald tipped home a Michael Carcone shot to ...

Shelbyville Daily Union

Comets Claim NTC 7th Title
Shelbyville Daily Union
The Stewardson-Strasburg 7th grade Comets were the NTC Champions on Saturday,. They beat the Sigel Sharpshooters, 28-25, for there 1st title. The Comets were lead by Ella Kinkelaar with 10 points, Addie Wernsing 7, Stacie Vonderheide with 6, Sam ...

Comets-Magna Vista game rescheduled for Thursday
Support local journalism during our annual subscription drive — click here to subscribe with our special prices today! Along with that, the Comets-Magna Vista JV football game that was originally scheduled for Thursday night has been moved to ...

HS Sports Roundup: Lady Comets finish cross country season undefeated
The Abington Journal
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY. Comets earn three wins. Abington Heights defeated West Scranton, 15-50, Scranton, 22-39, and Mid Valley, 19-42, in a Lackawanna League cluster meet Oct. 16 at the Nay Aug Park course. Ethan Mattox placed second in 16:44, ...

The Cannon

Recap: Letestu, Carlsson Shine in Monsters 4-3 Win over Comets
The Cannon
Almost six minutes later, Cleveland extended their lead over the Comets to 3-0. Carlsson sat at the point scanning the ice for an open man. Mark Letestu skated by at just the right moment. Carlsson passed to Letestu who quickly fired the puck down the ...

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Utica Comets hold off Syracuse Crunch, 4-3
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The Syracuse Crunch could not overtake the Utica Comets in a 4-3 loss tonight at the War Memorial Arena. Cameron Gaunce tallied his first with the Crunch in the second period before Cory Conacher converted on a penalty shot minutes ...
Columbus Blue Jackets: Monsters Slow Down CometsUnion and Blue
Comets clean up: Canucks' affiliate in Utica breaks AHL sellout recordThe Province
iSpy: Utica Comets vs. Cleveland MonstersUtica Observer Dispatch

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Comets rally to clinch VVC
Danville Commercial News
FITHIAN — For a second, it seemed like the Oakwood Comets were splitting apart in the midst of their game with Salt Fork on Friday. "In the second quarter, I heard something that I had never heard before and that was bickering between the players," ...

Football: Naselle Comets cruise again
Daily Astorian
NASELLE, Wash. — Naselle defeated Lummi 54-6 in a 1B football game that was called with seven minutes remaining, after a post-play blindside hit sent Comet runnig back Antonio Nolan to the hospital with a back injury. X-rays of Nolan were negative.

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ACT export outshines Australian stars with stellar Comets knock
The Sydney Morning Herald
On a day when two Australian stars were making their ACT/NSW Comets debuts it was a local product who stole the show with a stunning knock in the capital. Former ACT under-17 and Queanbeyan star Henry Hunt scored a career-best 208 on day one of ...
Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood continue build-up to Australia

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