77P/Longmore

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77P/Longmore
Discovery
Discovered by Andrew Jonathan Longmore
Discovery date June 10, 1975
Alternative
designations
1974 XIV; 1981 XVI; 1988 XVIII
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 4.893 AU
Perihelion 2.31 AU
Semi-major axis 3.601 AU
Eccentricity 0.3587
Orbital period 6.835 a
Inclination 24.4047°
Last perihelion July 7, 2009
Next perihelion May 13, 2016[1][2]

77P/Longmore is a periodic comet in the Solar System. On 17 October 1963 the comet passed 0.1577 AU (23,590,000 km; 14,660,000 mi) from Jupiter.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seiichi Yoshida (2011-03-06). "77P/Longmore". Seiichi Yoshida's Comet Catalog. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  2. ^ Patrick Rocher (September 27, 2011). "Note number : 0027 P/Longmore : 77P". Institut de mecanique celeste et de calcul des ephemerides. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  3. ^ "JPL Close-Approach Data: 77P/Longmore". 2011-09-21 last obs. Retrieved 2012-07-28.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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