comet: Comet Hale-Bopp as seen from Earth.

A comet is a small object in our Solar System, made mainly of dust, ice and small rocks. As a comet approaches the Sun in its orbit, the heat from the Sun may cause the ice to sublimate, carrying away the dust and creating the comet's tail.

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