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What is the difference between an Active Asteroid and a Jupiter Family Comet?

As per Wikipedia: Active asteroids are small Solar System bodies that have asteroid-like orbits but show comet-like visual characteristics i.e. they show a coma, tail, or other visual evidence of ...
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What is the difference between an Active Asteroid and a Jupiter Family Comet?

Active asteroids are (as far as we can tell) comets in every respect except that they're inside the asteroid belt, and Jupiter-family comets are comets that stay inside Jupiter's orbit but aren't in ...
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