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Comet 294P/LINEAR

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Comet 294P/LINEAR Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Comet 294P/LINEAR at epoch 07 December 2009 00:00 UTC (JD: 2455173.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.59451593
Orbit inclination i 19.08579830°
Perihelion distance q 1.29773465 AU
194,138,341 km
Aphelion distance Q 5.10318098 AU
763,425,010 km
Semi-major axis a 3.20045782 AU
478,781,676 km
Orbital period period 5.7300 years
2,091.3012 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2008-Jun-13 20:01:52
2,454,631.3346 JD
Next perihelion transit 2014-Mar-06 03:15
2,456,722.6358 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 233.26951818576°
Longitude of the ascending node node 315.44332067748°
Mean anomaly M 93.329230401559°
Mean motion n 0.17214163°/day

Visualization of Comet 294P/LINEAR Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Comet 294P/LINEAR with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Comet 294P/LINEAR and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Comet 294P/LINEAR
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Comet 294P/LINEAR 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Comet 294P/LINEAR computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Comet 294P/LINEAR in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 20 05h 07m 37s +32° 22’ 00” 23.95 Auriga
2019 May 21 05h 09m 43s +32° 20’ 40” 23.93 Auriga
2019 May 22 05h 11m 49s +32° 19’ 17” 23.91 Auriga
2019 May 23 05h 13m 56s +32° 17’ 48” 23.89 Auriga
2019 May 24 05h 16m 05s +32° 16’ 14” 23.87 Auriga
2019 May 25 05h 18m 12s +32° 14’ 35” 23.84 Auriga
2019 May 26 05h 20m 21s +32° 12’ 50” 23.82 Auriga
2019 May 27 05h 22m 31s +32° 10’ 59” 23.80 Auriga
2019 May 28 05h 24m 39s +32° 09’ 03” 23.77 Auriga
2019 May 29 05h 26m 49s +32° 07’ 02” 23.75 Auriga
2019 May 30 05h 29m 00s +32° 04’ 54” 23.73 Auriga
2019 May 31 05h 31m 11s +32° 02’ 42” 23.70 Auriga
2019 Jun 01 05h 33m 24s +32° 00’ 21” 23.68 Auriga
2019 Jun 02 05h 35m 35s +31° 57’ 56” 23.66 Auriga