Waspie_Dwarf Posted February 26, 2013 #1 Share Posted February 26, 2013 (IP: Staff) · (edited) Could a Comet Hit Mars in 2014? A recently discovered comet will make an uncomfortably-close planetary flyby next year — but this time it’s not Earth that’s in the cosmic crosshairs.According to preliminary orbital prediction models, comet C/2013 A1 will buzz Mars on Oct. 19, 2014. The icy interloper is thought to originate from the Oort Cloud — a hypothetical region surrounding the solar system containing countless billions of cometary nuclei that were outcast from the primordial solar system billions of years ago. Read more... Edited December 8, 2013 by Waspie_Dwarf 1 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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