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Outside our solar system, said to have come from the Oort Cloud.

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Where are most comets located in space?

between venus and mercury

Area of the solar system which comets are located?

Most of them are moving slowly out beyond the orbit of Neptune, in the kuiper belt. Longer term comets are thought to also be as far out as the Oort cloud.

What region are comets located in?

In outer space.

What objects are located in the solar system?

Out of Stars, Comets, Asteroids, Galaxies, Planets and Moons. Only Comets, Asteroids, Planets and Moons are located in the solar system.

Where do comets orbit?

most comets travel near the oort belt.

Area of solar system in which comets are located?

The Oort cloud has been theorized as the probable location from which comets originate.

Where are most comets?

comets are large balls of gas and ice that are flying round in space. :-)

Area of the solar system in which comets are located?

The Oort Cloud is the answer.

What is the area of the solar system in which comets are located?

Oort Cloud

What is a collective noun for comet?

There is no specific collective noun for 'comet', most likely because comets are rarely found in groups. However, it is possible to have a cluster or comets, a series of comets, or (as is theorized) a cloud of comets.

Are comets older than our solar system?

No. Most comets are about the same age as the solar system as they formed with it.

Comets with short orbital periods are located in what region?

Kuiper belt

Comets with short orbital period are located in what region?

Kuiper belt ((:

What is the area of the solar system were comets are located?

It is called "The Oort Cloud"

What is located on the area of the solar system in which comets are located?

comets are on the outside of the solor system but loop in from the sun I believe from astronimical studies in 8th grade, (which my annoying science teacher practically crammed down my throat for a couple of months) there is a large belt of comets just past Pluto.

What are the names of well known comets?

Halley's comet and Giotto's comet are some of the most well known comets.

Which comets have visited our solar system?

All the comets that have been seen in history were in the solar system and most still are.

Where are most comets believed to be orbiting?

In space :)

What is the area of the solar system where comets are found?

Comets can be located anywhere, but the further you get away from the sun, the more common they are (they are made up of ice and cold rock).

Why is the earth spherical in shape while most asteroids and comets are not?

Earth is much more massive than asteroids and comets, and thefore has much stronger gravity, which pulls it into a spherical shape. Most asteroids and comets do not have strong enough gravity to do this.

Where are comets located?

They come from the outer rings of our Solar System to the inner rings.

Do comets orbit the Sun?

Not all comets orbit the sun, although most do. When they do orbit the Sun their orbit tends to be oval.

What is the shape of the orbit for most comets?

All orbits are elliptical, no matter what kind of object it is. For comets, the orbits are VERY elliptical.

When were comets made?

Comets were most likely made on day 4 of creation when God created the sun,moon and stars.

Do comets turn into fire?

well, comets, because of the speed they have, most of them turn into fire. but there are some cases in wich they do´nt.