Painful Truth: Comet is a puzzle to be solved
no Halley’s Comet or Hale-Bopp. It has the inelegant name of 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, a designation number plus the names of its Soviet discoverers, who spotted it back in the 1960s. We know remarkably little about comets. They come in from the outer ...
Meteor Shower Created by Halley’s Comet Peaks This Week
The Orionid meteor shower will reach its zenith overnight from Saturday to Sunday (Oct. 20-21) as Earth plows through debris shed by Halley’s Comet on its path around the sun. The most impressive display should come a ... How Well Do You Know 'Shooting
How Halley's Comet sightings changed history over the past 2500 years
Because of this uniqueness and its often dazzling appearances ... The Battle of Hastings Halley's Comet made its closest approach in 837 CE, coming within 3.2 million miles of Earth. That's only about ten times the distance between the Earth and the ...
CAPITALIZING ON HALLEY'S COMET
How Inspiration Hit Sipping juice, he related how his grand inspiration hit: ''I was reading a Natural History magazine article in 1980 that was about the coming of Halley's comet. It talked ... 60 million miles long, has often been seen as a portent ...
Looking for Halley's Comet at Sundance
Blair Witch Project"'s are the Halley's comets of films ... writer Dana Harris. "They come every few years, and people don't realize how many indie films that do nothing come and go in between." One of the films that fell through the commercial cracks ...