Why do comets come here from oort cloud?

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How were comets found?

Comets come from the Oort cloud and the Kupier Belt

What space objects come from the oort cloud?


What celestial object come from a Oort cloud?


What theory suggested that comets originate in the Oort cloud and then travel in long elliptical orbits around the Sun?

Jan Hendrik Oort suggested that comets come from the Oort Cloud. This is sometimes called the Oort Hypothesis.

Is Saturn part of the Oort cloud?

No. The Oort cloud is way beyond the orbit of Saturn. It's where many of the comets come from.

Are most comets found in either Oort cloud or the asteroid belt?

Rocky asteroids. Icy comets often live in and come from the Kuiper Belt.

Where do Comets with extremely elliptical orbits like comets Hyakutake and Hale-Bopp come from?

The Oort Cloud

Where in space are comets?

in the oort cloud

What originates on the Oort cloud?


The oort cloud is the home of?


The name of the cloud with frozen comets?

Oort (Yes - that is what it is called)

Where are comets created?

Comets are created in the Oort cloud. The Oort cloud is a big circle of ice and dust surrounding our solar system.