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37P/Forbes
Discovered by
Alexander F. I. Forbes
Discovery date
1 August, 1929
Alternative designations
1929 II; 1942 III; 1948 VIII; 1961 VI; 1974 IX; 1980 VI; 1987 I; 1993 IV
Semi-major axis
3.429 AU
Eccentricity
0.5414
Orbital period
6.349
Inclination
8.9578°
Epoch
6 March, 2006
Aphelion
5.285 AU
Perihelion
1.572 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
11 December, 2011 - 1 August, 2005
Next Perihelion
3 May, 2018
Last modified
11/12/2016 - 07:13