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138P/Shoemaker-Levy 7
Discovered by
Carolyn S. Shoemaker
Eugene Merle Shoemaker
David H. Levy
Discovery date
13 November 1991
Alternative designations
1991 XIX; 1998 O1
Semi-major axis
3.628 AU
Eccentricity
0.5294
Orbital period
6.91 a
Inclination
10.0797°
Epoch
6 March 2006
Aphelion
5.548 AU
Perihelion
1.707 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
11 June 2012
19 July 2005
Next Perihelion
2 May 2019
Last modified
23/12/2016 - 10:34