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Rated 0 points - posted 8 years ago by kris in category Science.
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Halley Report Abuse
Is the best-known of the short-period comets, and is visible from Earth every 75 to 76 years.
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Encke Report Abuse
The diameter of the nucleus of Encke's Comet is 4.8 km.
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Biela Report Abuse
It was subsequently observed to split in two and has not been seen since 1852.
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Faye Report Abuse
It was so faint that it had already passed perihelion about a month before its discovery.
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Brorsen Report Abuse
A close approach to Jupiter shortened the period enough to make the comet visible in 1873.
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Tuttle Report Abuse
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