99P/Kowal

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99P/Kowal
Discovery
Discovered by Charles T. Kowal
Discovery date April 24, 1977
Alternative
designations
1977 III; 1992 VI
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 6, 2006
Aphelion 7.48 AU
Perihelion 4.719 AU
Semi-major axis 6.099 AU
Eccentricity 0.2264
Orbital period 15.06 a
Inclination 4.3462°
Last perihelion January 15, 2007
Next perihelion 2022 February 12[1]
April 12, 2022[2][3]

99P/Kowal, also known as Kowal 1, is a periodic comet in the solar system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Rocher (July 13, 2010). "Note number : 0091 P/Kowal 1 : 99P". Institut de mecanique celeste et de calcul des ephemerides. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  2. ^ 99P past, present and future orbital elements
  3. ^ Horizons output. "Observer Table for Comet 99P/Kowal 1 (2010)". Retrieved 2012-02-20.  (Observer Location:@sun)

External links[edit]

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