130P/McNaught–Hughes is a periodic comet in the Solar System. It takes 6.65 years to orbit the Sun and is 4.2 km in diameter.[1]

130P/McNaught-Hughes
Discovery
Discovered byRobert H. McNaught
Shaun M. Hughes
Discovery dateSeptember 30, 1991[1]
Alternative
designations
1991 IX; 1997 H1
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch2011-Jun-28[1]
(JD 2455740.5)
Aphelion4.9743 AU (Q)
Perihelion2.0980 AU (q)
Semi-major axis3.5362 AU (a)
Eccentricity0.40669
Orbital period6.65 yr
Inclination7.3073°
Last perihelion2018-Jan-21[2]
June 24, 2011[1]
October 23, 2004
February 23, 1998
Next perihelion2024-Apr-14 (JPL Horizons last obs 2018-10-13)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 130P/McNaught-Hughes" (2011-06-13 last obs). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2011-06-28.
  2. ^ MPC

External linksEdit

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