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only three big ones. They have all been found by cassanova

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What are three known comets?

Three of the best known comets are:HalleyHalle-BoppEncke


Which asteroids and comets are on Mercury?

There are no known asteroids or comets that have impacted Mercury.


What are the names of well known comets?

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What elements or compounds are found in comets?

Comets are made of a particle known as 'your mom'.


What is a comet known as?

comets are known to be dirty snowballs.


Information about comets?

Comets are composed of ice and dusty and are present in space. There are over 5 thousand different known comets.


How many comets are discovered in a year?

Several comets are observed every year. Not all of them are spectacular, or can even be seen with the naked eye, so the exact answer is not known.


When will the next comet pass earth and when?

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When were comets seen?

Comets were seen shooting from the firery pit known as your mother's vagina.


Why do comets orbit the sun?

they orbit the sun, that is why they are called comets, otherwise they would be known as asteroids, or meteorites!


How many known asteroids are there?

279,722 at last count and growing constantly. That includes Dwarf Planets and comets.


How many comets are there on planet Neptune?

There are no comets on Neptune because Neptune is a planet and comets are, well, comets. They have nothing to do with each other.


What astronomer discovered eight comets?

Many astronomers have discovered that many comets. For example, David Levy is the discoverer or co-discoverer of 22 comets.


How many comets hit Jupiter per year?

The comets orbiting Jupitor in the Kuiper Belt are controlled by Jupiters gravity pull. It was thought that Jupitor would keep Earth safe from these many massive comets but it is now known that Jupitor does not always cross the path of them and they get out of the orbit as was the case with Showemaker Levy-9.


What color are comets?

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What object is also known as a dirty snowball in science?

Comets.


Do comets get caught in orbits?

Yes. Many comets are in solar orbit, such as the famous Halley's or Shoemaker-Levy 9 comets.


How many comets are around uranus?

None - comets are in orbit round the Sun.


Which two comets are best known?

Hale-Bopp and Haley's comet


What discovery is Caroline herschel known for?

She discovered 8 or 9 comets


Balls or ice dust rocks and gases form these?

They are known as comets.


Why are the sightings of comets so many years apart?

they have long elliptical orbits


How do comets meteorites and asteroids differ?

Meteorite is found on the surface of the planet, Comets are also known as dirty snowballs, Asteroids are small rocky bodies.


How many comets in the solar system?

We may know how many comets we have detected in our solar system. We don't know how many others there are waiting to be discovered.