10 Amazing and Exceptional Astronomical Events

7. HALLEY’S COMET

The comet has been found by Edmund Halley in 1531 and subsequently the name was given to the comet. It is an intermittent comet that circles the Sun after at regular intervals of about 75 years. It spins around the Sun in circular orbits. The comet can be effectively unmistakable from the Earth and that too with the exposed eyes. The comet gets enlightened by the impression of the Sun. The last visit of the comet is in 1986 and it will return in 2061.

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8. HALE- BOPP COMET

It one of the most brilliant comet in the space and has been found on 23rd July 1995, by the American cosmologist Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp. It is effectively visible from Earth and furthermore with the exposed eyes. The comet is thousand times more brilliant and brighter than Halley’s Comet. It pursues an extremely surprising way and took around 2392 years circling around the Sun.

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9. LEONID METEOR STORMS

Leonid meteor storms will be seen when the Earth goes through the circle of another comet called Tempel-Tuttle. Tempel-Tuttle circles around the Sun after every 33 years. It is trusted that you can see 1000 meteors for every hour amid Leonid meteor storms. It was first found in 1833.

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10. CHURYUMOV- GERASIMENKO COMET

Churyumov- Gerasimenko Comet is accepted to be found from icy bodies by Neptune planet and it will move towards the Sun. It will circle the Sun after at regular intervals of 6 years. The comet faces an especially high gravitational impact of Jupiter when it goes between the Earth and Jupiter.

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