164P/Christensen

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164P/Christensen
Discovery
Discovered by Eric J. Christensen
Discovery date December 21, 2004
Alternative
designations
P/2004 Y1
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 5.619 AU
Perihelion 1.651 AU
Semi-major axis 3.635 AU
Eccentricity 0.5458
Orbital period 6.931 a
Inclination 16.2453°
Last perihelion June 2, 2011
June 21, 2004
Next perihelion 2018 May 31[1]

164P/Christensen is a periodic comet in the solar system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2012-02-06). "164P/Christensen (NK 2193)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 

External links[edit]

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