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176P/118401 LINEAR (1999 RE70)
Discovered by
LINEAR
Discovery date
7 September 1999
Alternative designations
1999 RE70
Semi-major axis
3.19640 AU
Eccentricity
0.1924908
Orbital period
5.714 a
Mean anomaly
286.74°
Inclination
0.23795°
Longitude of ascending node
345.96°
Argument of perihelion
35.460°
Mass
4.3×1013? kg
Mean density
1.3? g/cm³ (assumed)
Escape velocity
<0.0032 km/s
Albedo
0.06±0.02R
Apparent magnitude
18.19 to 21.91
Absolute Magnitude
15.1
Epoch
6 November 2005 (JD 2453680.5)
Observation arc
5808 days (15.90 yr)
Aphelion
3.811678 AU
Perihelion
2.5811186 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
30 June 2011
18 October 2005
Next Perihelion
12 March 2017
Last modified
25/12/2016 - 11:53