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What is a famous comet and how often does it appear in the sun?
The most famous regularly returning comet is named Halley's comet. It nears the Sun every 74 years. Last seen in 1986. ...
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What are some famous comets?
Comet HALE-BOPP Comet SWIFT-TUTTLE (1992) Comet HYAKUTAKE Comet HALLEY Most comets are "famous" because they provide viewable tails, and because they reappear on a regular schedule, or after a period of years. ...
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What is the name of the comet that orbits the sun?
Most comets orbit the Sun. Perhaps you mean what is the name of one of these comets, if so Halley's Comet or Comet Halley (officially designated 1P/Halley) is the most famous of the periodic comets which comes near the Sun every 75-76 years. ...
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When is halleys comet due?
Halley's Comet or Comet Halley (officially designated 1P/Halley) is the most famous of theperiodic comets and can currently be seen every 75--76 years. Halley's Comet last appeared in the inner Solar System in 1986, and will next appear in mid-2061. ...