C/2007 K5 (Lovejoy)

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C/2007 K5 (Lovejoy)
Discovery
Discovered by Terry Lovejoy
Discovery date 26 May 2007
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch 2454264.5
(13 June 2007)
Aphelion 97.1247 AU
Perihelion 1.1491 AU
Semi-major axis 49.1369 AU
Eccentricity 0.976613
Orbital period 337 ± 11 a
Inclination 64.883°
Last perihelion April 2007
Next perihelion ~2340

C/2007 K5 (Lovejoy)[1] is a periodic comet, discovered on 26 May 2007 by amateur astronomer Terry Lovejoy.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C/2007 K5 (Lovejoy)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. NASA.gov. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Yoshida, Seiichi (23 September 2007). "C/2007 K5 ( Lovejoy )". Comet Catalog. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 

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