Space

By: Dalton Grove

Asteroids

Three asteroid types:



  1. C-Type--Carbon-- Most common
  2. M-Type--Metal--Mostly iron--Rare
  3. S-Type--Silicon-- Reflects light


Meteoroids, Meteor, Meteorite

Comet

Parts

Nucleus


  • Frozen center
  • Made of ice, gas, and dust
  • Very small
Coma

  • Roughly spherical, blob of gas surrounding the nucleus
  • Composed of water vapor, ammonia, dust, and natural gas
Ion Tail

  • Charged gas
  • Face away from the sun
Dust Tail

  • Made of dust
  • Faded away from the sun