91P/Russell

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91P/Russell
Discovery
Discovered by Kenneth S. Russell
Discovery date June 14, 1983
Alternative
designations
1982 IX; 1990 VII
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 5.172 AU
Perihelion 2.602 AU
Semi-major axis 3.887 AU
Eccentricity 0.3306
Orbital period 7.663 a
Inclination 14.0931°
Last perihelion March 1, 2013[1]
June 26, 2005
Next perihelion 2020-Nov-09[2]

91P/Russell, also known as Russell 3, is a periodic comet in the solar system. It was discovered by Kenneth S. Russell in 1983.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2012-02-04). "91P/Russell 3 (NK 1919)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-18. 
  2. ^ "91P/Russell Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-16. 

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