172P/Yeung is a periodic comet in the Solar System.

172P/Yeung
Discovery
Discovered byWilliam Kwong Yu Yeung
Discovery dateJanuary 21, 2002
Alternative
designations
2002 BV
Orbital characteristics A
EpochMarch 6, 2006
Aphelion4.786 AU
Perihelion2.241 AU
Semi-major axis3.514 AU
Eccentricity0.3621
Orbital period6.587 a
Inclination11.5194°
Last perihelionMarch 13, 2017[1][2]
October 12, 2008
Next perihelion2025-Nov-02[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2005-09-29). "172P/Yeung (2002 BV) (NK 1224)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-25.
  2. ^ 172P past, present and future orbital elements
  3. ^ "172P/Yeung Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2017-04-09.

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