What does a comet look like when it is far from the Sun? How does its appearance change when it is near the Sun?
A comet is a ball of ice, dust, and gases that revolves in a specific orbit around the sun. The orbits are elongated, some comets take thousands of years to complete one revolution.
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Like every other orbiting body around the sun, comets also follow Kepler's Laws.
When a comet is far from the sun, it appears to be a dirty snowball...
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Explore comets. Learn the definition of a comet and understand its different parts and properties. Discover the origin of comets and find what they are made of.