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No, Comet Tails Don’t Make Meteor Showers

19 Mar 2018, 14:01 UTC
No, Comet Tails Don’t Make Meteor Showers David Kingham / flickr

At certain times of the year, Earth’s night sky can be seen to be filled with meteors, all of which originate from a single point: the radiant. But where do these meteor showers come from?

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