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Question:
What is the gravitational field intensity and temperature of a comet?


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Dear Alyvia,

Although comets have some gravitational field, they do not have very much. You could probably jump off a comet and into deep space without too much trouble. A comet has enough gravity to cause surface "volcanic-type eruptions" releasing gas and dust into its tail.

Hope this helps.

David H. Levy



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