119P/Parker–Hartley

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119P/Parker-Hartley
Discovery
Discovered by Quentin A. Parker
Malcolm Hartley
Discovery date March 2, 1989
Alternative
designations
1987 XXXVI; 1995 M2
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 5.537 AU
Perihelion 3.044 AU
Semi-major axis 4.291 AU
Eccentricity 0.2905
Orbital period 8.888 a
Inclination 5.1882°
Last perihelion April 2, 2014[1]
May 24, 2005
Next perihelion 2022-Aug-11[2]

119P/Parker–Hartley is a periodic comet in the solar system.

Around 16 March 2161 the comet will pass about 0.017 AU (2,500,000 km; 1,600,000 mi) from Jupiter.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2011-10-30). "119P/Parker-Hartley (NK 2138)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  2. ^ "119P/Parker-Hartley Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-17. 
  3. ^ "JPL Close-Approach Data: 119P/Parker-Hartley". 2014-02-09 last obs. Retrieved 2014-06-17. 

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