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Question:
What direction does a comet tail point?


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The comet tail points in the direction opposite the direction of the sun from the comet. If the comet were headed directly towards the sun, the comet tail would point straight back from the comet away from the sun. With any other angle of movement of the comet, the tail still points away from the sun or solar wind.

Rupnik


Away from the sun.

Tim Mooney



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