|Discovered by||Karl Reinmuth|
|Discovery date||February 22, 1928|
|1928 D1, 1934 V1|
|Orbital characteristics A|
|Epoch||July 1, 2009 (2455013.5)|
|Semi-major axis||3.774 AU|
|Orbital period||7.33 yr|
|Jupiter MOID||0.159 AU (23,800,000 km)|
April 19, 2010
December 24, 2002
First calculations of orbit concluded a period of 25 years, but this was revised down to seven years and speculation this was the same comet as Comet Taylor, which had been lost since 1915. Further calculations by George van Biesbroeck concluded they were different comets.
Due to miscalculations, the 1942 appearance was missed, but it has been observed on every subsequent appearance since.
- Seiichi Yoshida (2009-09-30). "30P/Reinmuth 1". Seiichi Yoshida's Comet Catalog. Retrieved 2010-03-01.
- Syuichi Nakano (2003-12-08). "30P/Reinmuth 1 (NK 1011)". OAA Computing and Minor Planet Sections. Retrieved 2010-03-01.
- "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 30P/Reinmuth 1". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 2010-01-04. Retrieved 2010-02-26.
- Orbital simulation from JPL (Java) / Horizons Ephemeris
- 30P/Reinmuth magnitude plot for 2010
- 30P at Kronk's Cometography
- 30P at Kazuo Kinoshita's Comets
- 30P at Seiichi Yoshida's Comet Catalog