164P/Christensen is a periodic comet in the Solar System.

164P/Christensen
Discovery
Discovered byEric J. Christensen
Discovery dateDecember 21, 2004
Alternative
designations
P/2004 Y1
Orbital characteristics A
EpochMarch 6, 2006
Aphelion5.619 AU
Perihelion1.651 AU
Semi-major axis3.635 AU
Eccentricity0.5458
Orbital period6.931 a
Inclination16.2453°
Last perihelion2018 May 31[1]
June 2, 2011
June 21, 2004
Next perihelion2025-May-27[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2012-02-06). "164P/Christensen (NK 2193)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-20.
  2. ^ MPC

External linksEdit

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