A Comet That Resembles A Skull Is To Travel Past The Earth Around Halloween

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A Comet That Resembles A Skull Is To Travel Past The Earth Around Halloween


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A "dead" comet that resembles a human skull is set to travel past the Earth less than a fortnight after Halloween.

The space rock nicknamed the "Great Pumpkin" by NASA, was discovered in 2015 by a team at the University of Hawaii before passing Earth that year.

It's expected to fly past again in early November at a distance of more than forty million kilometres.

It's not predicted to pass again for another 70 years.

 


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