92P/Sanguin

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92P/Sanguin
Discovery
Discovered by Juan G. Sanguin
Discovery date October 15, 1977
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch November 17, 2014
Observation arc 36 years
No. of observations used 896
Aphelion 8.89 AU
Perihelion 1.82 AU
Semi-major axis 5.36 AU
Eccentricity .659521857266038
Orbital period 12 years
Inclination 19.44339335368171
TJupiter 2.410
Dimensions 2.38 km
Comet total
magnitude (M1)
10.5
Last perihelion June 15, 2013
Next perihelion 2025

92P/Sanguin, also called Sanguin's Comet or Comet Sanguin, is a Jupiter-family comet discovered on October 15, 1977 by Juan G. Sanguin at Leoncito Astronomical Complex. It completes a single rotation approximately every 6 days.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Snodgrass; et al. (June 25, 2011). "The nuclei of comets 7P/Pons-Winnecke, 14P/Wolf and 92P/Sanguin" (PDF). Astronomy & Astrophysics. Retrieved September 6, 2015. 

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