What direction does the comet tail made of gases point?

opposite to comet's movement direction
away from the Sun
towards the nearest planet
in a random direction
The streams of dust and gas each form their own distinct tail, pointing in slightly dif­fer­ent di­rec­tion­s. The tail of dust is left behind in the comet's orbit. At the same time, the ion tail, made of gases, always points directly away from the Sun, shaped by the solar wind.

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opposite to comet's movement direction
away from the Sun
towards the nearest planet
in a random direction
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