98P/Takamizawa

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98P/Takamizawa
Discovery
Discovered by Kesao Takamizawa
Discovery date July 30, 1984
Alternative
designations
1984 VII; 1991 XIII
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 5.932 AU
Perihelion 1.663 AU
Semi-major axis 3.797 AU
Eccentricity 0.5621
Orbital period 7.4 a
Inclination 10.5567°
Last perihelion August 5, 2013[1][2]
March 6, 2006
Next perihelion 2021-Jan-04[3]

98P/Takamizawa is a periodic comet in the solar system.

On 29 June 2188 the comet will pass about 0.34 AU (51,000,000 km; 32,000,000 mi) from Earth.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2010-04-25). "98P/Takamizawa (NK 1922)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  2. ^ 98P past, present and future orbital elements
  3. ^ "98P/Takamizawa Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-17. 
  4. ^ "JPL Close-Approach Data: 98P/Takamizawa" (2013-12-13 last obs). Retrieved 2014-06-17. 

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