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Comet Halley, the originator of the Orionids meteor shower that lit up our skies last month – as they do every October – is seen here up close by ESA’s Giotto probe as it flew past the famous comet on 13–14 March 1986.
Halley's Comet - which was last seen from Earth on February 9 ,1986 - will bring a show to earth tonight yet again.
British scientists have identified a new candidate for the biggest comet measured to date.
NASA researchers and scientists from the United States, Germany and Japan have found a new mineral in material that likely came from a comet.
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.