91P/Russell

Summary

91P/Russell
Discovery
Discovered byKenneth S. Russell
Discovery dateJune 14, 1983
Alternative
designations
1982 IX; 1990 VII
Orbital characteristics A
EpochMarch 6, 2006
Aphelion5.172 AU
Perihelion2.602 AU
Semi-major axis3.887 AU
Eccentricity0.3306
Orbital period7.663 a
Inclination14.0931°
Last perihelion2020-Nov-09[1]
March 1, 2013[2]
June 26, 2005
Next perihelion2028-Oct-26[3]

91P/Russell, also known as Russell 3, is a periodic comet in the Solar System. It was discovered by Kenneth S. Russell in 1983.

References

  1. ^ "91P/Russell Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-16.
  2. ^ Syuichi Nakano (2012-02-04). "91P/Russell 3 (NK 1919)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2012-02-18.
  3. ^ JPL Horizons Observer Location: @sun (Perihelion occurs when deldot changes from negative to positive.)

External links

  • Orbital simulation from JPL (Java) / Horizons Ephemeris
  • 91P/Russell 3 – Seiichi Yoshida @ aerith.net
  • 91P at Kronk's Cometography
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