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Comet 40P/Vaisala 1

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Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 at epoch 27 August 2015 00:00 UTC (JD: 2457262.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.63161520
Orbit inclination i 11.49264282°
Perihelion distance q 1.81977116 AU
272,233,891 km
Aphelion distance Q 8.05995877 AU
1,205,752,672 km
Semi-major axis a 4.93986496 AU
738,993,281 km
Orbital period period 10.9800 years
4,010.2463 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2014-Nov-15 20:12:59
2,456,977.3424 JD
Next perihelion transit 2025-Nov-08 02:07
2,460,987.5886 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 47.288855021729°
Longitude of the ascending node node 133.84016785708°
Mean anomaly M 25.598615967354°
Mean motion n 0.08977005°/day

Visualization of Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 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 40P/Vaisala 1
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Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Comet 40P/Vaisala 1 in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 20 00h 01m 33s -07° 03’ 41” 27.95 Cetus
2019 May 21 00h 01m 54s -07° 02’ 35” 27.95 Cetus
2019 May 22 00h 02m 12s -07° 01’ 30” 27.95 Cetus
2019 May 23 00h 02m 31s -07° 00’ 29” 27.95 Cetus
2019 May 24 00h 02m 51s -06° 59’ 30” 27.94 Cetus
2019 May 25 00h 03m 10s -06° 58’ 33” 27.94 Cetus
2019 May 26 00h 03m 28s -06° 57’ 39” 27.94 Cetus
2019 May 27 00h 03m 44s -06° 56’ 49” 27.93 Cetus
2019 May 28 00h 04m 03s -06° 56’ 02” 27.93 Cetus
2019 May 29 00h 04m 19s -06° 55’ 17” 27.93 Cetus
2019 May 30 00h 04m 36s -06° 54’ 33” 27.93 Cetus
2019 May 31 00h 04m 53s -06° 53’ 54” 27.92 Cetus
2019 Jun 01 00h 05m 08s -06° 53’ 17” 27.92 Cetus
2019 Jun 02 00h 05m 25s -06° 52’ 44” 27.92 Cetus