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Homework Help: AP Physics Halley's Comet

Posted by Henry on Friday, October 2, 2009 at 12:07am.

Halley's comet orbits the sun roughly once every 76 years. It comes very close to the surface of the Sun on its closest approach. Estimate the greatest distance of the comet from the sun. Is it still in the Solar System? What planet's orbit is nearest when it is out there?

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