119P/Parker–Hartley is a periodic comet in the Solar System.

119P/Parker-Hartley
Discovery
Discovered byQuentin A. Parker
Malcolm Hartley
Discovery dateMarch 2, 1989
Alternative
designations
1987 XXXVI; 1995 M2
Orbital characteristics A
EpochMarch 6, 2006
Aphelion5.537 AU
Perihelion3.044 AU
Semi-major axis4.291 AU
Eccentricity0.2905
Orbital period8.888 a
Inclination5.1882°
Last perihelionApril 2, 2014[1]
May 24, 2005
Next perihelion2022-Aug-11[2]

Around 16 March 2161, the comet will pass about 0.017 AU (2,500,000 km; 1,600,000 mi) from Jupiter.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2011-10-30). "119P/Parker-Hartley (NK 2138)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-24.
  2. ^ "119P/Parker-Hartley Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-17.
  3. ^ "JPL Close-Approach Data: 119P/Parker-Hartley" (2014-02-09 last obs). Retrieved 2014-06-17.

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