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62P/Tsuchinshan 1
Discovered by
Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanking
Discovery date
1 January 1965
Semi-major axis
3.528 AU (a)
Eccentricity
0.5780
Orbital period
6.63 yr
Inclination
10.50°
Epoch
9 July 2005 (JD 2453560.5)
Aphelion
5.568 AU (Q)
Perihelion
1.489 AU (q)
Last Perihelion(s)
30 June 2011 (unobserved)
Next Perihelion
16 November 2017
Last modified
14/12/2016 - 01:48