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American Meteor Society     View
"Welcome to the home of the American Meteor Society, Ltd., a non-profit scientific organization established to encourage and support the research activities of both amateur and professional astronomers who are interested in the fascinating field of M ...

Asteroids     View
The site answers questions about asteroids like: What can they do? Will they obliterate Earth? How are asteroids found? Did asteroids deliver life? What are they made of? What about comets?

NASA Lunar and Planetary Science: Comets     View
Collection of documents about comets (celestial bodies that orbit the sun), specific comets (such as Hale-Bopp), and NASA missions related to comets, including Deep Impact, Rosetta, and Stardust (which returned samples for analysis from the comet P/W ...

Near-Live Comet Watching System     View
Contains images of comet Hale-Bopp from October 1996 to February 1999.

Deep Impact     View
In 2005, NASA scientists will crash a spaceship into a comet in order to study the effect of the impact and to provide "first-ever views deep beneath a comet's surface." Find background information, news, a mission timeline, general informa ...

Comet Hale-Bopp: The Great Comet of 1997     View
The official NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory site for information about Comet Hale-Bopp, an unusually bright comet discovered on July 23, 1995 that provided a great celestial show as it approached the Sun in April, 1997. Contains news articles, animat ...

Comet 17P/Holmes     View
Photos and description of the outburst of Comet 17P/Holmes during late October 2007, visible to the naked eye near the constellation Perseus in the northeastern evening sky. Provides an overview of the comet discovery, history, and current expansion. ...

Great Comets in History     View
This site features a table that "is an attempt to list the great naked-eye comets that have been reported. With the single exception of periodic comet Halley, all the tabulated comets have passed through the inner solar system either for the fir ...

Stardust: NASA's Comet Sample Return Mission     View
Extensive information about Stardust, "the first U.S. space mission dedicated solely to the exploration of a comet, and the first robotic mission designed to return extraterrestrial material from outside the orbit of the Moon." Features bac ...

The Nine Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System     View
A multimedia tour of the solar system. Contains photos, information and data for not only the planets, but their moons and other astronomical bodies, such as comets and asteroids. Also has a glossary of planetary related terms and proper names.



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