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49P/Arend-Rigaux
Discovered by
Sylvain Julien Victor Arend & Fernand Rigaux
Discovery date
5 February 1951
Alternative designations
1950 VII; 1957 VII; 1964 V; 1971 IV; 1978 III; 1984 XXI; 1991 XVII
Semi-major axis
3.562 AU
Eccentricity
0.6003
Orbital period
6.72 a
Inclination
19.04°
Epoch
10 Febuary 2012 (JD 2455967.5)
Aphelion
5.701 AU
Perihelion
1.423 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
19 October 2011 - 24 February 2005
Next Perihelion
15 July 2018
Last modified
11/12/2016 - 11:01