Tag Archives: Comets

Collision Course Mars? A Look at “Comet Siding Spring”

Have you ever pondered what it would be like for a comet to smash into a planet? Well, you’ll have to keep pondering on, at least  for a little while. This coming October, a comet is set to “graze” Mars. The comet is described as having a “small but non-negligible” chance of impact. O.0?!

Crazy right? Almost sounds kind of like those bad disaster movies on Syfy, not really but still. Lets dig into this juicy beast.

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Identifying The Sky: Asteroids, Meteors, and Planets

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Space Sunday. I know it is late one day, but I just got home last night and was too tired to do much of anything. Except play League of Legends.

Back onto the topic at hand. This week I’m talking about the method used to classify objects up in the sky. Hopefully after this, you will know the difference between a planet and a dwarf planet, what a comet is and what an asteroid is, or just why the heck Pluto is no longer a planet.

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