172P/Yeung

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172P/Yeung
Discovery
Discovered by William Kwong Yu Yeung
Discovery date January 21, 2002
Alternative
designations
2002 BV
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 4.786 AU
Perihelion 2.241 AU
Semi-major axis 3.514 AU
Eccentricity 0.3621
Orbital period 6.587 a
Inclination 11.5194°
Last perihelion October 12, 2008
Next perihelion March 13, 2017[1][2]

172P/Yeung is a periodic comet in the solar system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2005-09-29). "172P/Yeung (2002 BV) (NK 1224)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 
  2. ^ 172P past, present and future orbital elements

External links[edit]

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