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Comet

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  1. is a small body in the solar system that orbits the Sun

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    created by user picturechrissy on November 8, 2007
  2. were thought to be unlucky

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    created by user picturechrissy on November 8, 2007
  3. the comet and tail are illuminated by the Sun and may become visible from Earth

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    created by user picturechrissy on November 8, 2007
  4. tail points away from the sun

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    created by user picturechrissy on November 8, 2007
  5. Aristotle first used the derivation komētēs to depict comets as "stars with hair."

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    created by user picturechrissy on November 8, 2007
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