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Rogue comet

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A rogue comet is a general term for an astronomical body that has the characteristics of a comet, but does not have a permanent orbit around a star. Instead, it travels in interstellar space unless perturbed by another object.

Examples of rogue comets include:

External link

  • Comet at Wikipedia - discusses comets in general and "single-apparition comets", which are rogue comets that enter the Solar System

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