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Last Post 15 Oct 2012 07:55 AM by  Terry Kucera
will haley's comet ever burn up
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22 Mar 2012 11:01 AM
    if Halley's comet goes around the sun, will it ever burn up, its just a big ball of ice. will it crash into a planet, causing an apopcolypse, ending us in cold icy death? freezing all the oceans, shards of ice everywhere?
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    Terry Kucera

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    15 Oct 2012 07:55 AM


    Comets that swing in close enough to the Sun do eventually fall apart sometimes. I don't know if Halley will or not. It is also possible for them to crash into planets too (see the pictures of comet Shoemaker-Levy hitting Jupiter in 1994 here:, but that is very rare, and we don't expect it to happen to comet Halley.

    We are on the lookout for any object like that that might hit Earth. See


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