93P/Lovas

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93P/Lovas
Discovery
Discovered by Miklós Lovas
Discovery date December 5, 1980
Alternative
designations
Lovas's Comet, Comet Lovas, Lovas 1, 1980 V, 1989 XIII, 1989p, 1980s
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch March 01 2009
Observation arc 28 years
No. of observations used 2,244
Aphelion 7.07 AU
Perihelion 1.70 AU
Semi-major axis 4.39 AU
Eccentricity 0.611929598
Orbital period 9.20 years
Inclination 12.219821310157579219435
TJupiter 2.605
Comet total
magnitude (M1)
12.8
Comet nuclear
magnitude (M2)
14.6
Last perihelion March 1, 2017
Next perihelion unknown [1]

93P/Lovas, also called Comet Lovas or Lovas's Comet, is a Jupiter-family comet discovered in 1980.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MPC
  2. ^ Kronk, Gary W. "93P/Lovas 1". Cometography. Gary W. Kronk. Retrieved September 6, 2015. 

External links[edit]

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