92P/Sanguin, also called Sanguin's Comet or Comet Sanguin, is a Jupiter-family comet discovered on October 15, 1977 by Juan G. Sanguin at Leoncito Astronomical Complex. It completes a single rotation approximately every 6 days.[2]

92P/Sanguin
Discovery
Discovered byJuan G. Sanguin
Discovery dateOctober 15, 1977
Orbital characteristics A
EpochNovember 17, 2014
Observation arc36 years
No. of observations used896
Aphelion8.89 AU
Perihelion1.82 AU
Semi-major axis5.36 AU
Eccentricity.659521857266038
Orbital period12 years
Inclination19.44339335368171
TJupiter2.410
Dimensions2.38 km
Comet total
magnitude (M1)
10.5
Last perihelion2015-Mar-01
2002-Sep-23
Next perihelion2027-July-15[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MPC
  2. ^ Snodgrass; et al. (June 25, 2011). "The nuclei of comets 7P/Pons-Winnecke, 14P/Wolf and 92P/Sanguin" (PDF). Astronomy & Astrophysics. Retrieved September 6, 2015.

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