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Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell

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Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell at epoch 19 November 2014 00:00 UTC (JD: 2456981.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.54038911
Orbit inclination i 10.23159989°
Perihelion distance q 1.77310973 AU
265,253,441 km
Aphelion distance Q 5.94258966 AU
888,998,761 km
Semi-major axis a 3.85784970 AU
577,126,101 km
Orbital period period 7.5800 years
2,767.6832 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2014-Mar-07 11:58:10
2,456,723.9987 JD
Next perihelion transit 2021-Oct-04 04:22
2,459,491.6820 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 139.59844231276°
Longitude of the ascending node node 336.85163748745°
Mean anomaly M 33.493882136042°
Mean motion n 0.13007269°/day

Visualization of Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell 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 52P/Harrington-Abell
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Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Comet 52P/Harrington-Abell in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 20 22h 24m 24s -12° 45’ 20” 28.32 Aquarius
2019 May 21 22h 24m 41s -12° 43’ 32” 28.31 Aquarius
2019 May 22 22h 24m 57s -12° 41’ 48” 28.29 Aquarius
2019 May 23 22h 25m 14s -12° 40’ 08” 28.28 Aquarius
2019 May 24 22h 25m 28s -12° 38’ 30” 28.27 Aquarius
2019 May 25 22h 25m 44s -12° 36’ 56” 28.26 Aquarius
2019 May 26 22h 25m 59s -12° 35’ 26” 28.25 Aquarius
2019 May 27 22h 26m 12s -12° 33’ 59” 28.23 Aquarius
2019 May 28 22h 26m 26s -12° 32’ 35” 28.22 Aquarius
2019 May 29 22h 26m 38s -12° 31’ 14” 28.21 Aquarius
2019 May 30 22h 26m 49s -12° 29’ 57” 28.20 Aquarius
2019 May 31 22h 27m 01s -12° 28’ 45” 28.19 Aquarius
2019 Jun 01 22h 27m 11s -12° 27’ 36” 28.17 Aquarius
2019 Jun 02 22h 27m 20s -12° 26’ 30” 28.16 Aquarius