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60P/Tsuchinshan 2
Discovered by
Tsuchinshan (Observatory)
Discovery date
11 January 1965
Alternative designations
1965 II; 1971 X; 1978 XVI; 1985 X; 1992 XII
Semi-major axis
3.508 AU
Eccentricity
0.5387
Orbital period
6.785 a
Inclination
3.609°
Epoch
15 November 2011(JD 2455880.5)
Aphelion
5.398 AU
Perihelion
1.618 AU
Last Perihelion(s)
13 May 2012 - 24 December 2005
Next Perihelion
11 December 2018
Last modified
12/12/2016 - 10:43