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Are there other periodic phenomena's other than the comet Hally?

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  1. May 9, 2012 #1
    Are there other comets like hally (periodic phenomena's?)
     
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  3. May 9, 2012 #2

    Chronos

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  4. May 10, 2012 #3

    davenn

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    I'm sure Sir Edmund Halley would prefer his surname to be spelt correctly and capitalised :smile:

    there are many many periodic comets from periods of a ~ 10 years to many 10's of years

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  5. May 10, 2012 #4
    Lol excuse me and thanks
     
  6. May 10, 2012 #5

    davenn

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    No probs :)

    back to your original question, was there a particular reason for it ?
    ie. are you interested in knowing what other comets you may see in a telescope?
    or were you just curious ?

    if the first... then doing a google search on periodic comets will yield sites with lists of them
    their orbital periods, when they last were visible and when they will next be visible.

    cheers
    Dave
     
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