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D – Small Solar System BodiesExercise D2: Comets and MeteorsStudent name: ________________________Class: ____________ Date: _____________Check the box with the correct answer.Question 1: What is the major difference between asteroid and comet orbits?±a. Comet orbits are more elliptical than asteroid orbits.±b. Comet orbits tend to be closer to the plane of the ecliptic than asteroid orbits.±c. Comet orbits have their aphelion closer to the Sun than asteroid orbits.±d. Comet orbits are more stable than asteroid orbits.
Starry Night College Version 71Question 2: Assuming no major changes to its orbit, what will the orbital period of Halley's comet
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Reetika Dhawan
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Solar System, Comet, Halley, Q uestion

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