165P/LINEAR

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165P/LINEAR
Discovery
Discovered by LINEAR
Discovery date January 29, 2000
Alternative
designations
P/2000 B4
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 29.15 AU
Perihelion 6.852 AU
Semi-major axis 18 AU
Eccentricity 0.6193
Orbital period 76.37 a
Inclination 15.8959°
Last perihelion June 15, 2000
Next perihelion 2075-Oct-14[1]
October 17, 2075[2][3][4]

165P/LINEAR is a periodic comet in the solar system. 165P/LINEAR has a perihelion distance of 6.8 AU,[5] and is a Chiron-type comet with (TJupiter > 3; a > aJupiter).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Horizons output. "Observer Table for Comet 165P/LINEAR". Retrieved 2012-02-20.  (Observer Location:@sun)
  2. ^ "165P/LINEAR Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 
  3. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2005-06-30). "165P/LINEAR (2000 B4) (NK 1186)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  4. ^ Seiichi Yoshida (2005-11-09). "165P/LINEAR". Seiichi Yoshida's Comet Catalog. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  5. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 165P/LINEAR". 2003-04-25 last obs. Retrieved 2012-07-13. 

External links[edit]

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