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48P/Johnson
Discovered by
Ernest Leonard Johnson
Discovery date
25 August 1949
Alternative designations
1949 II; 1956 V; 1963 IV; 1970 IV; 1977 I; 1983 XVIII; 1990 XXIII
Semi-major axis
3.646 AU
Eccentricity
0.3667
Orbital period
6.963 a
Inclination
13.6589°
Epoch
6 March 2006
Aphelion
4.983 AU
Perihelion
2.309 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
29 September 2011 - 11 October 2004
Next Perihelion
12 August 2018
Last modified
11/12/2016 - 10:54