71P/Clark

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71P/Clark
Discovery
Discovered by Michael Clark
Discovery date June 9, 1973
Alternative
designations
1973 V; 1978 XXIII; 1984 VIII;
1989 XX; 1994t
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 4.685 AU
Perihelion 1.562 AU
Semi-major axis 3.124 AU
Eccentricity 0.4999
Orbital period 5.521 a
Inclination 9.4883°
Last perihelion December 15, 2011
June 6, 2006
Next perihelion 2017 June 30[1]

71P/Clark is a periodic comet in the Solar System.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2011-02-06). "71P/Clark (NK 2030)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 

External links[edit]

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