208P/McMillan

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Comet McMillan or 208P/McMillan is a periodic comet with orbital period of about 8.1 years. The comet belongs to the Jupiter family of comets. It will next come to perihelion on 1 July 2016.[1]

Discovery

The comet was discovered 19 October 2008 by the American astronomer Robert S. McMillan . In December, S. Nakano link to this comet that was observed as early as in October 2000 and gave it the tag S7 2000.

References

  1. "208P/McMillan Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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