Template:Infobox comet

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This template is intended for use on articles about comets.

Usage[change source]

{{Infobox comet
| name           = 
| image          = 
| caption        = 
| discoverer     = 
| discovery_date = 
| designations   = <!-- please use for old-style designations only -->
| epoch          = 
| aphelion       = 
| perihelion     = 
| semimajor      = 
| semiminor      = 
| orbital_circ   = 
| eccentricity   = 
| period         = 
| avg_speed      = 
| max_speed      = 
| min_speed      = 
| inclination    = 
| last_p         = 
| next_p         = 
| source         = 
}}

Example[change source]

1P/Halley
Lspn comet halley.jpg
A color image of Comet Halley, shown flying to the left aligned flat against the sky
Discovery
Discovered by:Prehistoric; named after Edmond Halley
Discovery date:1758 (first predicted perihelion)
Alternative designations:Halley's Comet, Comet Halley
Orbital characteristics A
Epoch:2449400.5
(17 February 1994)
Aphelion:35.0823 AU
Perihelion:0.585978 AU
Semi-major axis:17.8341 AU
Eccentricity:0.967143
Orbital period:75.32 a
Inclination:162.263°
Last perihelion:9 February 1986
Next perihelion:28 July 2061
{{Infobox comet
| name           = 1P/Halley
| image          = [[File:Lspn comet halley.jpg|250px]]
| caption        = A color image of Comet Halley, shown flying to the left aligned flat against the sky
| discoverer     = Prehistoric; named after [[Edmond Halley]]
| discovery_date = 1758 (first ''predicted'' perihelion)
| designations   = Halley's Comet, Comet Halley
| epoch          = 2449400.5 <br /> (17 February 1994)
| aphelion       = 35.0823 [[Astronomical unit|AU]]
| perihelion     = 0.585978 AU
| semimajor      = 17.8341 AU
| semiminor      = 
| orbital_circ   = 
| eccentricity   = 0.967143
| period         = 75.32 [[Julian year (astronomy)|a]]
| avg_speed      = 
| max_speed      = 
| min_speed      = 
| inclination    = 162.263°
| last_p         = 9 February 1986
| next_p         = 28 July 2061
}}