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36P/Whipple
Discovered by
Fred Lawrence Whipple
Discovery date
15 October, 1933
Alternative designations
1926 VIII; 1933 IV; 1941 III; 1948 VI; 1955 VIII; 1963 II; 1970 XIV; 1978 VIII; 1986 XII; 1994 XXXII
Semi-major axis
4.165 AU
Eccentricity
0.2583
Orbital period
8.501
Inclination
9.9345°
Epoch
6 March, 2006
Aphelion
5.241 AU
Perihelion
3.089 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
30 December, 2011 - 6 July, 2003
Next Perihelion
31 May 2020
Last modified
11/12/2016 - 07:07