Halley's Comet

12/10/2014 Sonia A.
Mark Twain a writer once said
“I came in with the Halley’s
Comet in 1835. It is coming
again next year, and I expect to
go out with it.” He later died on
April 21, 1919 one day after the
comet emerged from the far
side of the sun.
Have you seen the most amazing wonder in the world? If
you haven’t than it’s because it can only be seen every 75 years.
This would make it possible for someone to see the Halley’s Comet
two times in a life time. The Halley’s Comet is the most amazing
wonder in the world.
Facts and Descriptions
The Halley’s Comet is basically a dusty snowball. The comet
It is registered that on April
orbits the sun, and its diameter is 16 by 8 by 8, or 10 by 5 by 5 miles. The
10. Halley’s Comet came too
longest comet tail registered is 150 degrees in 1910. Edmond Halley was
close to Earth at just 0,0342
the first person to discover that the Halley’s Comet was periodic, and he
AU (3.2 million miles), and the
comet tail reached 60 degrees.
discovered this in 1705. Edmond also concluded that the comet that hit in
1531, 1607, and1682 was the same comet. Edmond Halley never got to
see the comet return, but what he discovered led to the comet being
named after him. The Halley’s Comet has appeared 31 times and the first
time was in 239 B.C.
The Halley’s Comet is the most amazing wonder but most of us might
not be able to see it, but we will always know what has happened and
how beautiful it is (but just while it is not to close to the Earth. You know
what I mean? Hint hint.) because of all the people who wrote about this
phenomenon. Thank you to everybody body who wrote about this
amazing wonder because you have opened our eyes and our minds to the
most amazing thing in the world. The Halley’s Comet.
This is picture of the Halley’s Comet was taken
in 1988.
“I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next
year (1910), and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest
disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with Halley’s Comet.
The Almighty has said, no doubt: ‘Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came
together, they must go out together.’ ” – Mark Twain, a Biography
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