159P/LONEOS

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159P/LONEOS
Discovery
Discovered by LONEOS
Discovery date October 16, 2003
Alternative
designations
P/2003 UD16
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 8.125 AU
Perihelion 3.651 AU
Semi-major axis 5.888 AU
Eccentricity 0.3799
Orbital period 14.29 a
Inclination 23.4219°
Last perihelion March 2, 2004
Next perihelion May 22, 2018[1][2]

159P/LONEOS is a periodic comet in the solar system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "159P/LONEOS Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 
  2. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2004-01-19). "159P/LONEOS (NK 1024)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 

External links[edit]

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