167P/CINEOS

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167P/CINEOS
Discovery
Discovered by CINEOS
Discovery date August 10, 2004
Alternative
designations
P/2004 PY42
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 20.6 AU
Perihelion 11.78 AU
Semi-major axis 16.19 AU
Eccentricity 0.2723
Orbital period 65.16 a
Inclination 19.1054°
Last perihelion April 15, 2001
Next perihelion 2066-Mar-19[1]
2066-Mar-22[2]
2066 Mar. 23[3]

167P/CINEOS is a periodic comet in the solar system. It is a Chiron-type comet with (TJupiter > 3; a > aJupiter).[4] It will pass 1.64 AU from Uranus in June 2039.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Horizons output. "Observer Table for Comet 167P/CINEOS". Retrieved 2012-02-20.  (Observer Location:@sun)
  2. ^ "167P/CINEOS Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 
  3. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2005-06-18). "167P/CINEOS (2004 PY42) (NK 1185)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  4. ^ a b "JPL Close-Approach Data: 167P/CINEOS". 2011-10-19 last obs (arc=9.35 years). Retrieved 2012-07-12. 

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