Kohoutek's comet

Kohoutek's comet

[kə′hō·teks ‚käm·ət]
(astronomy)
A comet that was discovered on March 7, 1973, at a distance of 4 astronomical units from the sun, and reached a perihelion of less than 0.1 astronomical unit at the end of 1973. Also known as Comet Kohoutek.
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