152P/Helin–Lawrence

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152P/Helin-Lawrence
Discovery
Discovered by Eleanor F. Helin
Kenneth J. Lawrence
Discovery date May 17, 1993
Alternative
designations
1993 XI; 2001 Y1
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 5.884 AU
Perihelion 3.108 AU
Semi-major axis 4.496 AU
Eccentricity 0.3087
Orbital period 9.534 a
Inclination 9.8707°
Last perihelion July 9, 2012[1]
December 22, 2002
Next perihelion January 13, 2022[1]

152P/Helin–Lawrence is a periodic comet in the solar system.

The comet came to perihelion on 9 July 2012,[1] and reached about apparent magnitude 17.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Syuichi Nakano (2011-02-06). "152P/Helin-Lawrence (NK 2031)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  2. ^ Seiichi Yoshida (2011-09-03). "152P/Helin-Lawrence (2012)". Seiichi Yoshida's Comet Catalog. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 

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