158P/Kowal–LINEAR is a periodic comet in the Solar System.

158P/Kowal-LINEAR
Discovery
Discovered byCharles T. Kowal
LINEAR
Discovery dateJuly 24, 1979
Alternative
designations
1979 O1; 2001 RG100
Orbital characteristics A
EpochMarch 6, 2006
Aphelion4.857 AU
Perihelion4.592 AU
Semi-major axis4.724 AU
Eccentricity0.02799
Orbital period10.27 a
Inclination7.9066°
Last perihelionJuly 8, 2002
September 27, 2012[1]
Next perihelion2021-May-12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2009-04-23). "158P/Kowal-LINEAR (NK 1776)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-18.

External linksEdit

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