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PERIHELION DATE COMET DESIGNATION COMET DISCOVERER TELESCOPE PERIHELION DISTANCE ORBIT UPDATES Auto/Vis. Disc.
1996-01-14.56C/1996 A2
SOHO-342
R. GorelliC30.00547718V
1996-01-21.93C/1996 B4
SOHO-351
X. LepretteC30.00507726V
1996-01-28.60C/1996 B3
SOHO-9
D. BieseckerC30.00696669A
1996-01-29.92C/1996 B5
SOHO-352
X. LepretteC30.00507730V
1996-02-19.29C/1996 D1
SOHO-14
B. McCarty &
D. Biesecker
C30.00696688A
1996-03-11.14C/1996 E2
SOHO-201
M. MeyerC2, C30.00557485V
1996-03-25.60C/1996 F2
SOHO-16
D. Biesecker &
B. McCarty
C2, C30.00516693A
1996-04-30.48C/1996 H1
SOHO-17
B. McCarty &
D. Biesecker
C2, C30.00526701A
1996-06-11.40C/1996 L1
SOHO-300
X. LepretteC20.00507606V
1996-06-14.35C/1996 L2
SOHO-817
X. LepretteC30.00538380V
1996-06-18.98C/1996 M1
SOHO-18
D. Biesecker &
B. McCarty
C30.00536713A
1996-06-21.15C/1996 M3
SOHO-818
X. LepretteC30.00658380V
1996-06-27.10C/1996 M2
SOHO-20
B. McCartyC2, C30.00506715A
1996-07-22.18C/1996 O1
SOHO-21
D. Biesecker &
B. McCarty
C30.00616727V
1996-07-24.46C/1996 O2
SOHO-22
B. McCarty &
D. Biesecker
C30.00766727A
1996-07-26.02C/1996 O3
SOHO-24
B. McCarty &
D. Biesecker
C30.00676727A
1996-07-28.27C/1996 O4
SOHO-23
D. Biesecker &
B. McCarty
C30.00706727A
1996-08-22.21C/1996 Q2
SOHO-1
S. StezelbergerC2, C30.00526653V
1996-08-30.93C/1996 Q3
SOHO-2
D. BieseckerC30.00516653V
1996-09-04.48C/1996 R5
SOHO-1095
R. KrachtC30.0053 V
1996-09-15.22C/1996 R4
SOHO-354
M. OatesC30.00557730V
1996-09-23.62C/1996 S3
SOHO-3
D. BieseckerC2, C30.00596653V
1996-11-08.93C/1996 V1
SOHO-368
X. LepretteC30.00787760V
1996-12-12.19C/1996 X1
SOHO-5
D. Lewis &
D. Biesecker
C30.00606669V
1996-12-12.89C/1996 X2
SOHO-4
S. StezelbergerC30.00546669V
1996-12-23.26C/1996 Y1
SOHO-6
S. StezelbergerC2, C3, UVCS0.00556653V
1996-12-30.66C/1996 Y2
SOHO-381
X. LepretteC2, C30.00567807V

About this table: This table summarizes comets discovered and confirmed in SOHO satellite data. The Perihelion Date column represents the date at which the object reached its perihelion (closest approach to the Sun). The Comet Designation column represents the unofficial SOHO designation and also the official IAU designation. The Comet Discoverer column lists the person or persons who first reported the object. The Telescope column lists the SOHO instruments in which the object was discovered and/or observed. The Perihelion Distance column lists the object's closest approach to the Sun in units of AU (Astronomical Units). Additionally, the values are linked to the MPEC (Minor Planet Electronic Circular) that defines the official orbit for the object. The Orbit Updates column lists any subsequent orbit updates to the objects. Note that the majority of these links point to IAUC (International Astronomical Union Circular) files, which are only available to subscribers of CBATs Electronic Computer Service. The Auto/Vis. Disc. column denotes whether a comet was found visually or by automated search software.

Kreutz (by year):
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Non-Kreutz (by group):
C/1997 L2 (Meyer), C/1999 U2 (Marsden), C/2000 O3 (Kracht), C/2003 R5 (Kracht II), Non-Group
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