https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/review/posters/stardust/comets-vs-asteroids.pdf

Join us on a journey as we explore small worlds in our solar system. Lutetia. Lutetila. Comets. Asteroids. Mathilde. Reside mostly in Kuiper Belt beyond orbit of ...

http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/ask/181-What-is-the-difference-between-an-asteroid-and-a-comet-

The main difference between asteroids and comets is their composition, as in, what they are made of. Asteroids are made up of metals and rocky material, while  ...

https://earthsky.org/space/whats-the-difference-between-comets-and-asteroids

Jun 26, 2014 ... Asteroids tend to be rockier or more metallic. Comets tend be icier. But some objects blur the distinction between asteroids and comets.

https://www.scienceabc.com/nature/universe/asteroids-and-comets-size-composition-comparison-differences-and-similarities.html

Although both asteroids and comets were formed in the early days of our solar system's formation, asteroids are huge rocky objects that are mostly found in the ...

https://www.universetoday.com/33006/what-is-the-difference-between-asteroids-and-comets/

Nov 19, 2014 ... Asteroids and comets have a few things in common. They are both celestial bodies orbiting our Sun, and they both can have unusual orbits, ...

https://www.space.com/26264-asteroids-comets-earth-impact-risks.html

Jun 18, 2014 ... Discussions about "death from above" scenarios usually center on asteroids, but a comet impact could be far more devastating than a space ...

https://www.mercurynews.com/2013/03/10/comet-meteor-asteroid-heres-how-to-tell-the-difference/

Mar 10, 2013 ... Debris from comets is the source of many meteoroids. ... Asteroid: An object larger than a meteoroid that orbits the sun and is made of rock or ...

http://www.planetsforkids.org/asteroids-and-comets.html

Anything that comes close to the earth from outer space is known as a near-earth object (NEO). These include asteroids and comets that may have been pushed ...

https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/what-s-difference-between-comet-asteroid-ncna925576

Oct 29, 2018 ... Comets and asteroids have a lot in common. Both orbit the sun. Both are far smaller than the planets. Both are remnants of the solar system's ...

http://www.indiana.edu/~geol105/images/gaia_chapter_2/comets_and_asteroids.htm

Asteroids are rocky and metallic objects that orbit the Sun but are too small to be considered planets. They are known as minor planets. Asteroids range in size ...