Daily cosmobite: Comets provide clues about the formation of the solar system

CometSwift.HCR.JS. 1892Comets like C67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko formed in the frozen outer regions of the solar system. Virtually unchanged for over 4.5 billion years they provide clues about the formation of the solar system.

In 1892 Henry Russell and James Short photographed Comet Swift from Sydney Observatory.

 

 

 

 

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