Comets and their orbits
Date: 1993 - 1999
How do comets begin their orbits?
What could have happened to Halley's Comet between 1832 and 1911?
It seems that Halley's comet slowed down for that period of time-
the time of re-occurrence between 1832 and 1911. The current pattern
of re-occurrence seems to be once every 74 yrs. then 76 yrs, then 74yrs.
then 76yrs. and so on. The time between 1832 and 1911 displays a 79 yr
re-occurrence. Please help us in answering these questions. THANKS!
Comets spend most of their time in the Oort cloud, well beyond
the orbit of Pluto. Everything that is part of our solar system
is in orbit. The orbits of comets are unpredictable because of
gravitational interactions with the gas giant planets, especially
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