COMET


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Related to COMET: Halley's comet, Currys
AcronymDefinition
COMETCarvedilol or Metoprolol European Trial (clinical study)
COMETCisco Complete Optical Multiservice Edge and Transport
COMETCommercialising Emerging Technologies (Australian mining)
COMETCooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research)
COMETComité d'Organisation des Manifestations Économiques et Touristiques (French: Organizing Committee for Economic and Tourism Events)
COMETComplete Optical Multiservice Edge and Transport
COMETCommercial Experiment Transporter
COMETConcurrent Object Modeling and Architectural Design Method (software design method for concurrent, distributed, and real time applications)
COMETCalifornia Online Mathematics Education Times (weekly journal)
COMETCommercial Education and Training (Canada)
COMETConstruction Materials Engineering and Testing
COMETCost Of Manpower Estimating Tool
COMETComputational Mechanics Testbed
COMETComplementary Medicines Transition Database
COMETCOmmunication by MEteor Trails (meteor burst communications system)
COMETCompressor Operations Management Expert Tool
COMETCollection en Orbite de Matiere Extra Terrestre
COMETCommand Experience & Training
COMETCommander's Maintenance Evaluation Team (US Army)
COMETCompuscan Optical Message Entry Terminal
COMETCisco Optical Multiservice Edge and Transport
COMETCommon Environment for Testing
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Comet Thatcher rounds the Sun every 415 years, so its designation begins with a C.
Both missions gathered polarization measurements of the comet; these are measurements of sunlight in which all the light waves become oriented the same way after passing through a medium in this case, particles in the tail of the comet.
It certainly feels like it's only a matter of time before comet 73P is destroyed, disintegrating into a trail of cosmic dust" Slooh astronomer Paul Cox said in a statement.
For this reason the comet will appear much fainter than a star of the same magnitude.
Comet C/ISON was discovered in September 2012 when it was farther away from the Sun than Jupiter, and was already active at such a great distance.
As the comet approaches, heat from the sun will vaporize ices in its body, creating what could be a spectacular tail that is visible in Earth's night sky without telescopes or even binoculars from about October 2013 through January 2014.
We have classified comets using Levison's comet taxonomy.
Images from the Spitzer Space Telescope show lots of tiny specks of dust between the comet chunks.
Infrared images of the comet taken with the Spitzer Space Telescope and released this week show large amounts of millimeter-to-centimeter-diameter dust particles bridging the large fragments.
This device-carrying craft was set on a course toward Tempel 1, a comet that orbits the sun every five and a half years.
The author provides an extended analysis of the thought of Isaac Newton and Edmond Halley and argues convincingly that they appropriated many aspects of traditional comet lore into the new science.
Since it was discovered, independently, by American amateur astronomers Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp, it is known to all the world and all posterity as Comet Hale-Bopp.