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Comet P/2012 F5 (GIBBS)
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Orbital elements:
    P/2012 F5 (Gibbs)
T 2010 Sept. 15.26927 TT                                MPC
q   1.8765223            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.18525890     Peri.  189.59248     +0.82169376     -0.56111688
a   3.0475441      Node   205.35004     +0.53713964     +0.82100508
e   0.3842510      Incl.   13.48443     +0.19052657     +0.10534945
P   5.32
From 45 observations 2012 Mar. 22-25.

MPEC 2012 - F87

Comet P/2012 F5 (GIBBS) was discovered on the 22nd March, 2012, by A. R. Gibbs (Mount Lemmon Survey).
The preliminary orbital elements of the comet indicate a perihelion passage was on the 15th September, 2010, at a distance of 1.88 AU from the Sun, and a period of 5.32 years.



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