29552 Chern

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29552 Chern
Name Chern[1]
Designation 1998 CS2[1]
Discoverer Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program[1]
Discovery date February 15, 1998[1]
Discovery site Xinglong Station[1]
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)[1]
Eccentricity (e) 0.081[1]
Semimajor axis (a) 2.878 AU[1]
Perihelion (q) 2.645 AU[1]
Aphelion (Q) 3.111 AU[1]
Orbital period (P) 1783 days[1]
Inclination (i) 6.800°[1]
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 97.142°[1]
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 297.522°[1]
Mean anomaly (M) 29.660°[1]

29552 Chern is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It is named after the Chinese–American mathematician Shiing-shen Chern.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p *29552 Chern (1998 CS2), web page at the JPL Small-Body Database Browser, accessed on line October 26, 2007.