BY : Andre White
comets are commonly called what ?
what is the length of a year ?
what are the parts of a comet ?
what is the size of a comet normally ?
whats the composition of a comet ?
what is the distance of a comet from the sun ?
where does the comets originate ?
what are 3 distinguishing characteristics of a comet ?
Whitlock, Laura. Comet West. N.d. Nasa, n.p.
Erickson, Kristine. Coronagraph. 2011. Nasa, n.p.
Liller, Nasaw. "Halley Comet." N.p., n.d. Web.
2 missions that have explored the comet ?
Vega-1 made its closest approach to the comet on 6 March 1986 at a distance of 8890 kilometres. Vega-2 flew in closer to the comet nucleus at a distance of 8030 kilometres on 9 March 1986.
Giotto flew past the nucleus of Comet Halley at a distance of less than 600 kilometres on 13 March 1986