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Comets are known for their composition, where they originate, and what happens to them.

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    Comets

    Comets

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes the characteristics of comets.
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    Comets

    Comets

    by CK-12 //basic
    Take a deeper look into our solar system and discover exactly what a comet is.
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    Comets Quiz - MS ES

    Comets Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews characteristics of comets.
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    Halley's Comet in History

    Halley's Comet in History

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    With a period of 76 years, Halley's Comet appears in many historical contexts.
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    The Comet and the Corona

    The Comet and the Corona

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    Scientists use a close approach by a comet to learn more about the Sun's magnetic field.
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    To Boldly Go

    To Boldly Go

    by CK-12 //basic
    The Voyager 1 spacecraft has left the solar system, the first human-made object to do so.
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