cometary kilometric radiation

cometary kilometric radiation

[′käm·ə‚ter·ē ¦kil·ə¦me·trik ‚rād·ē′ā·shən]
(astronomy)
Radio waves detected by space probes encountering Comet Halley, consisting of several different emission patterns ranging from intense, sporadic bursts of broad-band noise to continuously rising and falling tones.