Comet Observation Home Page

Charles Morris, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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This site, hosted by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, contains a collection of comet images; basic comet information, such as definitions of comet terms; news of close approaches of comets; finder charts, orbit diagrams and ephemerides for current visually observable comets; notes on historical comets of the last two hundred years; and comet light curves. There is also information on a few comet discoverers and a link to an ephemeris computation tool.

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Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Planetary ScienceKeyword: Astronomy