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Comet Encke appears to have three tails in this image. One tail is the comet's dust tail. As the image was taken, the comet's gas or ion tail was split by ...

Faithful Comet Encke is one of the shortest-period comets known. Its frequent returns

Comet Encke

Discovered in 1786, Comet Encke is a faithful comet that can be seen every three years- the shortest period of any known comet.

Comet Encke nearest sun today | EarthSky 3/10/17 Faithful Comet Encke – one of the shortest-period comets known – is closest to the sun today. Read…

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Faithful Comet Encke is one of the shortest-period comets known. Its frequent returns near the sun helped reveal the true nature of comets.

Comet Encke nearest sun today | EarthSky 3/10/17 Faithful Comet Encke – one of the shortest-period comets known – is closest to the sun today. Read…

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Comet ISON is a sungrazing comet discovered in 2012. It was one of the most popular and much anticipated comets of 2013. This comet was eagerly followed and ...

Faithful Comet Encke is one of the shortest-period comets known. Its frequent returns near the sun helped reveal the true nature of comets.

Although normally faint, Comet Holmes became visible to the naked eye in October 2007, becoming the largest known outburst by a comet. It briefly became the ...

Comet Encke's very short orbit. Notice the comet doesn't go past Jupiter. Diagram via Orbit Viewer from NASA/JPL Small Body Database.

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Faithful Comet Encke is one of the shortest-period comets known. Its frequent returns near the sun helped reveal the true nature of comets.

Comet Encke nearest sun today | EarthSky 3/10/17 Faithful Comet Encke – one of the shortest-period comets known – is closest to the sun today. Read…

Faithful Comet Encke is one of the shortest-period comets known. Its frequent returns near the sun helped reveal the true nature of comets.

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This mysterious rock-comet is the parent body of this week's Geminid meteor shower. It'll brush closely past Earth on December 16, just a few night…

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Comet Encke nearest sun today | EarthSky 3/10/17 Faithful Comet Encke – one of the shortest-period comets known – is closest to the sun today. Read…

A Spitzer image of Encke and its debris trail in infrared light.

November 22 capture of Comet (Catalina which means PURE/CHASTE) by Chris Schur from Payson, Arizona. Chris caught this image a few minutes before dawn ...

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It is the most popular comet and the first of its kind to be recognized. It is visible every 75-76 years and its first observation dates back to 239 B.C. ...

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Comet Encke nearest sun today | EarthSky 3/10/17 Faithful Comet Encke – one of the shortest-period comets known – is closest to the sun today. Read…

Green Comet will pass closest on February You won& see it with the eye alone. It& not even an easy binocular target. But we& beginning to see wonderful ...

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Discovered in 2004, Comet Linear has an orbital period of approx. 5 years. Its last perihelion was April 15, 2009 and the next perihelion will be on May 6, ...

Comet Encke nearest sun today | EarthSky 3/10/17 Faithful Comet Encke – one of the shortest-period comets known – is closest to the sun today. Read…

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Comet Encke nearest sun today | EarthSky 3/10/17 Faithful Comet Encke – one of the shortest-period comets known – is closest to the sun today. Read…

Comet Encke nearest sun today | EarthSky 3/10/17 Faithful Comet Encke – one of the shortest-period comets known – is closest to the sun today. Read…

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Venus is brighter around February 16-17, 2017 than at any other time during its ongoing, approximate, 9.6-month reign in the evening sky.

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