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26P/Grigg-Skjellerup
Discovered by
John Grigg and John Francis Skjellerup
Discovery date
1902 and 1922
Alternative designations
1808 C1; 1808 III; 1902 O1; 1902 II; 1902c; 1922 K1; 1922 I; 1922b; 1927 F1; 1927 V; 1927e; 1932 II; 1932d; 1937 III; 1937e; 1942 V; 1942d; 1947 II; 1947a; 1952 IV; 1952b; 1957 I; 1956i; 1961 IX; 1961g; 1967 I; 1966f; 1972 II; 1972b; 1977 VI; 1977b; 1982 IV; 1982a; 1987 X; 1986m; 1992 XVIII
Semi-major axis
3.0437 AU
Eccentricity
0.6631
Orbital period
5.31
Inclination
22.36°
Epoch
April 10, 2007 (JD 2454200.5)
Aphelion
4.9332 AU
Perihelion
1.1168 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
6 July, 2013 - 23 March, 2008
Next Perihelion
1 October, 2018
Last modified
12/12/2016 - 03:07