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How Harrowing Comet Landing by Philae Nearly Failed (Infographic)

When Europe's Philae probe landed Comet on Nov it bounced off with nearly enough force to drift away into space.

Three historic landings: This graphic shows the team's current best guess at how events un...

Three historic landings: This graphic shows the team's current best guess at how events un.

Comet Oukaimeden may glow around 8th magnitude in late August 2014 when it rises with the winter stars before dawn. Stellarium.

Comet Oukaimeden may glow around magnitude in late August 2014 when it rises with the winter stars before dawn.

Comet ISON was discovered around September last year and has been hyped to be the 'Comet of the Century'. However, whether ISON makes it past the sun,

Comet ISON was discovered around September last year and has been hyped to be the 'Comet of the Century'. However, whether ISON makes it past the sun,

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Path of Comet PANSTARRS this spring when it should be a nice comet for small to medium sized telescopes. Created with Chris Marriott's SkyMap software

Evidence that comets could have seeded life on Earth.  The idea that spores from organisms can escape one planet and be seeded on another of the right conditions.

Evidence that comets could have seeded life on Earth

Comet Halley This is an image of comet Halley. Comet Halley takes about 76 years to orbit the sun once.

Hubble's Last Look at Comet ISON Before Perihelion | Flickr: Intercambio de fotos

Hubble image of Comet ISON-even HUBBLE had a hard time keeping track of this "once only" view of the comet. Believed to be from the Oort Cloud beyond Pluto. Kuiper Belt,(the region beyond Neptune) named after Gerard Kuiper.

Comet Lovejoy in Ursa Major (NASA, Marshall, 11/21/13)

Comet Lovejoy passing through the constellation of Ursa Major 37 million miles from Earth November Lovejoy is currently…

Comet LINEAR meets a galaxy Damian Peach from Hampshire, England Comet C/2012 V2 (LINEAR) passed the bright spiral galaxy NGC 2997 in the southern constellation Antlia the Air Pump on September 29. At the time, the comet was 17 light-minutes away while NGC 2997 was 38 million light-years from Earth. (4.3-inch refractor at f/5.6, SBIG STL-11000 CCD camera, LRGB image with exposures of 15, 2, 2, and 2 minutes, respectively, taken September 29, 2013, at 18h19m UT)

Comet LINEAR meets a galaxy: comet (LINEAR) passed the bright spiral galaxy NGC 2997 in the southern constellation Antlia the Air Pump on September At the time, the comet was 17 light-minutes away while NGC 2997 was 38 million light-years from Earth.

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