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Larger pieces of comet debris can create exceptionally bright meteors known as bolides.
Every year, the Earth's orbit intersects with the trajectory of Halley's comet.
One hypothesis suggests that comets could have deposited the magnetic material that creates the magnetic fields.
The tail of the comet always points straight away from the sun, in antisolar direction.
These include everything from a comet that broke up in the atmosphere to the release of methane trapped on the ocean floor.
During his comet-across-the-sky rookie season, in 2012, Griffin tweaked his right knee in Week 14 and sat out the following Sunday’s game in Cleveland.
This period also coincided with the late heavy bombardment, a time when the rocky planets closest to the sun were relentlessly pummeled by comets and asteroids.
The Orionid meteor shower happens around the same time every year, as the Earth passes through debris left behind by Halley's comet.
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