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ERIC Number: EJ273339
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Where Do Comets Come From?
Van Flandern, Tom
Mercury, v11 n6 p189-93 Nov-Dec 1982
Proposes a new origin for comets in the solar system, namely, that comets originated in the breakup of a body orbiting the sun in or near the present location of the asteroid belt in the relatively recent past. Predictions related to the theory are discussed. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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