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47P/Ashbrook-Jackson
Discovered by
Joseph Ashbrook United States & Cyril V. Jackson South Africa
Discovery date
26 August1948
Alternative designations
1948 IX; 1956 II; 1963 VI; 1971 III; 1978 XIV; 1986 II; 1993 XIII
Semi-major axis
4.1 AU
Eccentricity
0.3269
Orbital period
8.301 a
Inclination
13.2252°
Epoch
6 March 2006
Aphelion
5.44 AU
Perihelion
2.759 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
31 January 2009
Next Perihelion
10 June 2017

Apparitions

  • January 31, 2009
  • January 6, 2001
  • July 14, 1993
  • January 24, 1986
  • August 19, 1978
  • March 13, 1971
  • October 2, 1963
  • April 6, 1956
  • October 4, 1948
Last modified
11/12/2016 - 10:25