The ICQ Comet Information Website

Primary and secondary information on comets and observing comets:

This is a key place to begin looking for useful and accurate information regarding news, observations, orbital data, designations and names, and good links regarding comets and related topics [sponsored by the International Comet Quarterly (ICQ)]. (Quick aids: Site map 1/Site map 2 (under revision))

Click here for recent news regarding comets.

The new BIST comet-observing program.

Additional information on comets (and related phenomena):

Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs)

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