Comet

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information about Comets

Comets are made out of carbon dioxide, ammonia, methane and mixed with dust.

Comets are located in the Kuiper Belt and the Oort cloud.comets and short period comets. Short period Comets are comets.Short period comets are located in the Kuiper Belt.Long period comets are located in the Oort cloud.

Comets outside is a coma the inside is icy.There are two types of Comets: the long period comets and short period comets. Short period Comets are comet often come back from the inner solar system.They come from the kuiper belt beyond the orbit of the Neptune.A long period comets can take thousand of years to finish their orbit. Long period comets come from the Oort Cloud.

Physical Appearance

A comet has a nucleus,coma,and tail.A comet nucleus (or heart),is a solid chunk of something in the middle of the coma. When it comes closer to the sun, Some of the surface melts off and forms a long tail.

Size Comparison

The sizes of Dwarfs planet, Asteroid, and comet from biggest to smallest go Dwarf Planets, Asteroid ,then Comets the length of the Pluto is 1,445 miles long the length of Ceres is 596 miles long. The length of McNaught is 15 mils

Fun Facts

There are about 4,000 comets in space. The leftover of the comets are meteor shower.