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104P/Kowal 2
Discovered by
Charles T. Kowal
Discovery date
13 January 1979
Alternative designations
Kowal 2 1979 B1, 1991 X1
Semi-major axis
3.262 AU
Eccentricity
0.6385
Orbital period
5.89 yr
Inclination
10.252°
Epoch
2 April 2016
Observation arc
19 years (1997-2016) # of observations used 395
Aphelion
5.345 AU
Perihelion
1.179 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
4 May 2010 - 28 March 2016
Next Perihelion
9 June 2021
Last modified
02/01/2017 - 02:52