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56P/Slaughter-Burnham
Discovered by
Charles D. Slaughter & Robert Burnham
Discovery date
27 January 1959
Alternative designations
1958 VI; 1970 V; 1981 XVIII; 1993 X
Semi-major axis
5.107 AU
Eccentricity
0.5036
Orbital period
11.54 a
Inclination
8.1558°
Epoch
6 March 2006
Aphelion
7.679 AU
Perihelion
2.535 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
14 January 2005 - 18 July 2016
Last modified
12/12/2016 - 10:21