Day: September 14, 2018

Why Is Halley's Comet So Famous?

Why Is Halley’s Comet So Famous?

September 14, 2018

Halley’s Comet is a periodic comet, which became famous for “visiting the Earth” every 75 to 76 years. But what makes this comet so special? What happens when it passes Earth? Halley’s Comet was discovered by astronomer Edmond Halley in 1696, who studied the reports of a comet approaching Earth in years 1531, 1607, and […]

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Interesting Facts About Comets

Interesting Facts About Comets

September 14, 2018

Comets are bright silver streaks of light in the night sky. We know that comets have freezing cold temperatures. Why is it that certain comets like Halley’s Comet are famous? How long do comets live? What to they revolve around? Do they exist beyond our solar system? How to spot a comet in the sky? […]

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