Introducing Comets

by Michael K. Holzer, Regina Centre



The Oort Cloud and the Kuiper Belt

In the 1950s, astronomers Jan Oort and Gerald Kuiper deduced, after studying a great deal of observational data, that there are two major populations of comets within our Solar System, namely the Oort Cloud and the Kuiper Belt.

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