170P/Christensen

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170P/Christensen
Discovery
Discovered by Eric J. Christensen
Discovery date June 17, 2005
Alternative
designations
P/2005 M1
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 5.487 AU
Perihelion 2.93 AU
Semi-major axis 4.208 AU
Eccentricity 0.3038
Orbital period 8.633 a
Inclination 10.1255°
Last perihelion January 26, 2006
Next perihelion September 19, 2014[1]

170P/Christensen is a periodic comet in the solar system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2011-11-03). "170P/Christensen (NK 2153)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 

External links[edit]

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