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Graveyard Of Comets Discovered
2013-08-03 07:48:35

A team of astronomers from the University of Anitoquia, Medellin, Colombia, have discovered a graveyard of comets.

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2010-12-23 13:05:00

The extraterrestrial rock is tumbling through space alongside thousands of similar objects in our solar system's main asteroid belt, roughly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

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2009-07-16 06:45:00

According to a team of astrophysicists, a number of the heavenly bodies drifting about in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter were previously comets that had been ejected from their orbit around planets.

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2007-09-26 07:55:00

It is nothing new for the ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) to discover another comet – it has already found more than 1350. But the latest is a bit different - SOHO had spotted it twice before.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.