C/2007 K5 (Lovejoy)

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C/2007 K5 (Lovejoy)
Discovery
Discovered by Terry Lovejoy
Discovery date26 May 2007
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch 2454264.5
(13 June 2007)
Aphelion 97.1247 AU
Perihelion 1.1491 AU
Semi-major axis 49.1369 AU
Eccentricity 0.976613
Orbital period 337 ± 11 a
Inclination 64.883°
Last perihelionApril 2007
Next perihelion~2340

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References

  1. "C/2007 K5 (Lovejoy)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. NASA.gov. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2011.
  2. Yoshida, Seiichi (23 September 2007). "C/2007 K5 ( Lovejoy )". Comet Catalog. Retrieved 16 December 2011.