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53P/Van Biesbroeck
Discovered by
George Van Biesbroeck
Discovery date
1 September 1954
Alternative designations
1954 IV; 1966 III; 1978 XXIV; 1991 VI
Semi-major axis
5.394 AU
Eccentricity
0.5526
Orbital period
12.53 a
Inclination
6.6094°
Epoch
6 March 2006
Aphelion
8.375 AU
Perihelion
2.414 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
9 October 2003 - 29 April 2016
Last modified
12/12/2016 - 01:12