Items tagged with: Comet
"This diagram compares the size of the icy, solid nucleus of comet C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli-Bernstein) to several other comets. The majority of comet nuclei observed are smaller than Halley’s comet. They are typically a mile across or less."
ILLUSTRATION: NASA, ESA, Zena Levy (STScI), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.
"Did Biela's Comet cause the Chicago and Midwest Fires?" by Robert M. Wood (2004).
"Halley's Comet (with Venus) as photographed May 13, 1910, by a wide-angle camera at Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Ariz."
NASA/JPL/Lowell Observatory, Public domain via https://airandspace.si.edu/multimedia-gallery/web12117-2011hjpg