321Science! | The Long and Short of Comet Periods!

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OSIRIS-REx presents a new 321Science! video about the comet periods. The video explores short period, long period, Jupiter-family and main belt comets. 

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Music: Feeling Positive by Matthias Harris
Narrator: Hannah Tanquary.

Thanks to the 321Science! team: Anna Spitz, Symeon Platts, Melissa Dykhuis, James Keane, Tiffany Hawley, Heather Roper, Zoe Bentley, Rose Patchell, Sarah Spitz, Hannah Tanquary, Rob Zellem, Ross Dubois, and OSIRIS-REx Scientists and Educators. 

OSIRIS-REx Presents 321Science! posts entertaining videos about asteroid science and mission information. OSIRIS-REx is a NASA New Frontiers mission which will launch to asteroid Bennu in 2016 and return a sample of the asteroid to Earth in 2023.


Asteroids, comets, meteors


August 29, 2014


Tanquary, Hannah