Comets are frequently the subject of Cosmophobia

Comet 1P/Halley
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Halley's Comet is arguably the most famous comet. It is a periodic comet on a 75 year orbit, returning to the inner solar system in 2061.

Comets have inspired dread, fear, and awe in many different cultures and societies around the world and throughout time.

Comets as Omens and Messengers

Comets have been regarded both as omens of disaster and messengers of the gods.



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