You could think of comets as Earth's pen pals — friends who come by to visit every couple of centuries or so, but drop us a line every year in the form of a sprinkling of meteor showers. At least, that's true for the Lyrid meteor shower, which visits us every April despite the fact that the comet it broke off of hasn't been anywhere near Earth since 1861.
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Comet to America (and the Rest of the World)
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Written by Reuben Westmaas April 19, 2019
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