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What Are Comets?

Comets are small celestial bodies that orbit the Sun. Primarily made of dust and ice, many have a tail (coma) and are thought to be remnants of the formation of the Solar System. more

2018 Cosmic Calendar

List of cosmic events in 2018 including supermoons, solar and lunar eclipses, meteor showers, solstices, and equinoxes. more

2013: Year of comets

2013 is going to be a good year for comet watchers, with at least 3 comets that may be visible without the aid of sophisticated equipment. more

3 comets in 2013

Three comets - comet ISON, comet Lovejoy and comet Encke will grace the winter skies in 2013. more

Meteors: How to See

Dates and tips on how and where to see shooting stars from meteor showers all over the world. more

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