Comets

By Steven John Girard

General Information


    Comet Hale-Bopp,The Great Comet Of 1997, Above the bright top of a Comet, called the coma, is pointed towards the Sun. The coma is composed of dust and gas, masking the solid nucleus of the comet made up of rock, and solid ice, making it look like a dirty snowball.





Physical appearance

The physical appearance of my comet is that it is brighter than normal comets and it looks like a dirty snowball

Size comparison

A dwarf planet is bigger than a asteroid, and an asteroid is bigger than a comet

Old man comet

Comet Hale-Bopp is 4.5 billion years old!


The old man comet only comes around every 4,000 years!