120P/Mueller

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120P/Mueller
Discovery
Discovered by Jean Mueller
Discovery date October 18, 1987
Alternative
designations
1987 XXXI; 1995 O2
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 5.531 AU
Perihelion 2.746 AU
Semi-major axis 4.139 AU
Eccentricity 0.3364
Orbital period 8.42 a
Inclination 8.7869°
Last perihelion February 22, 2013[1]
September 30, 2004
Next perihelion 2021-May-07[2]

120P/Mueller, also known as Mueller 1, is a periodic comet in the Solar System.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2010-04-23). "120P/Mueller 1 (NK 1918)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  2. ^ "120P/Mueller Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-17. 

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