Re: (meteorobs) comet 57P -breakup

At 09:37 26/07/02, Mark wrote:

>I was wondering... is there any chance that the earth might pass through this 
>debris?... and if so when (would it take 1000s of years)?  If the earth did 
>pass soon, would it be a spectucular show?
No there isnt Mark, because the closest 57P gets to the Sun ( perihelion)
is 1.72 AU, which means any associated meteor stream wouldnt currently
produce effects on Mars either. 
Tony Beresford

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