The Comet Type falls within the Astronomy Domain. The Comet Type is a Compound Value Type and includes all the properties, though some are not meaningful for the Comet Type, of the Celestial Object Type. Five comets, as of November 2007, are also cross-listed as asteroids and therefore include the Asteroid Type. [ - ]
What are Properties? Properties
The Designation is the official alphanumeric identifier for the comet.,
Please select which comet family grouping this comet belongs within, ,
The full date (month, day, year) of the comet's last closest visit to the Earth's sun.
|Next perihelion (predicted)||/astronomy/comet/next_perihelion_predicted||/type/datetime||
The predicted date of the comet's next closet visit to the Earth's sun.
|Meteor shower spawned||/astronomy/comet/meteor_shower_spawned||/astronomy/meteor_shower|
What are Included Types? Included Types
This type doesn't have any included types.