173P/Mueller

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173P/Mueller
Discovery
Discovered by Jean Mueller
Discovery date November 20, 1993
Alternative
designations
1993 W1; 1994 XXV; 2005 T1
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 7.202 AU
Perihelion 4.213 AU
Semi-major axis 5.707 AU
Eccentricity 0.2618
Orbital period 13.64 a
Inclination 16.4919°
Last perihelion May 18, 2008
Next perihelion December 16, 2021[1]

173P/Mueller, also known as Mueller 5, is a periodic comet in the solar system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2008-05-30). "173P/Mueller 5 (NK 1627)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-25. 

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