Asked in Astronomy, Earthquakes, Comets
Is comet fall followed by an earthquake?
Would the impact of a comet on the Earth cause earthquakes? Possibly; it would depend on where the comet hit. But depending on the size of the comet that struck the Earth, the results might vary from "merely" very terrible indeed to absolutely catastrophic; The impact, the fallout, the tsunami (if a water strike) and/or the "nuclear winter" darkening of the skies with dust and debris would dwarf most conceivable earthquakes. Let me put it this way; if a large comet strikes...
Asked in Comets
The name of the comet seen in 1986?
The name of the comet seen in 1986 is Halley's Comet. You can see it every 75-76 years, and is the only short period comet that is clearly visible to the naked eye from earth, and thus the only naked-eye comet that might appear twice in a human lifetime. ...
Asked in Astronomy, Planetary Science, Comets
When was last comet seen?
As objects visible to astronomers with telescopes, it is a rare time when some comet is not visible in the sky, at some place in the world. But as far as large, naked-eye comets, the last one was Comet Hale-Bopp, which reached maximum brightness in April of 1997. It will not return for about 2500 years. New comets are being discovered all the time, but there is no way to predict when or if a large, naked-eye comet will be seen...
Asked in Comets
How do you discover a comet at home?
You can discover a comet at home using a telescope. Look at or take pictures of the night sky. If you see a spot of light that has changed relative position from one night to another (or one week to another...) then this might be a comet. ...
Asked in Meteorology and Weather
What structure is considered to be a large dirty snowball?
A comet which orbits the sun is often considered to be ice mixed with debris, or a large dirty snowball ...
Asked in Astronomy, Comets
What is Difference between comet and Halley's comet?
A comet is a type of object that orbits the Sun. "Halley's comet" is just one specific comet. A comet is a type of object that orbits the Sun. "Halley's comet" is just one specific comet. A comet is a type of object that orbits the Sun. "Halley's comet" is just one specific comet. A comet is a type of object that orbits the Sun. "Halley's comet" is just one specific comet. ...
Does a comet form large sphere of gases that cause nuclear fusion?
Not at all. A comet is a very dirty ice ball, so dirty it is blacker than graphite. That's all. ...
Asked in Cleaning, Pica Disorder
Why do people love to smell comet or Ajax cleanser?
If a person is craving Comet or Ajax cleanser in any sense, he or she might have pica disorder and should see a doctor immediately. ...