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118P/Shoemaker-Levy 4
Discovered by
Carolyn S. Shoemaker. Eugene Merle Shoemaker, David H. Levy
Discovery date
9 February 1991
Alternative designations
118P/1991 C2; 1990 XII; 1991f; 118P/1995 M1
Semi-major axis
3.463 AU
Eccentricity
0.4272
Orbital period
6.45 yr
Inclination
8.509°
Epoch
1 May 2009 (JD 2454952.5)
Aphelion
4.943 AU
Perihelion
1.984 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
2 January 2010 - 16 June 2016
Last modified
17/12/2016 - 07:15