132P/Helin–Roman–Alu, also known as Helin-Roman-Alu 2, is a periodic comet in the Solar System.

132P/Helin-Roman-Alu
Discovery
Discovered byEleanor F. Helin
Brian P. Roman
Jeff Alu
Discovery dateOctober 26, 1989
Alternative
designations
1989 XVI; 1997 N2
Orbital characteristics A
EpochMarch 6, 2006
Aphelion6.264 AU
Perihelion1.924 AU
Semi-major axis4.094 AU
Eccentricity0.53
Orbital period8.283 a
Inclination5.7660°
Last perihelionMay 21, 2014[1]
February 14, 2006
Next perihelion2021-Nov-13[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2011-10-31). "132P/Helin-Roman-Alu 2 (NK 2144)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-25.
  2. ^ MPC

External linksEdit

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