4176 Sudek

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Sudek
Discovery
Discovered by Antonín Mrkos
Discovery site Klet
Discovery date 24 February 1987
Designations
MPC designation 4176
Named after
Josef Sudek
1987 DS
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 22917 days (62.74 yr)
Aphelion 3.5433415 AU (530.07634 Gm)
Perihelion 2.6544702 AU (397.10309 Gm)
3.098906 AU (463.5897 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1434170
5.46 yr (1992.6 d)
131.10343°
0° 10m 50.42s / day
Inclination 2.599930°
114.33066°
356.15780°
Earth MOID 1.671 AU (250.0 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.57882 AU (236.188 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.205
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
15.00 ± 1.4 km
8.1642 h (0.34018 d)
0.0341 ± 0.007
11.90

4176 Sudek (1987 DS) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 24, 1987 by Antonín Mrkos at Klet. It is named after the Czech photographer Josef Sudek (1896-1976).[2]

On 21 January 2014 asteroid Sudek, at magnitude 15.5, occulted the star 2UCAC 39655315, at magnitude 11.8.[3] This event was visible over parts of Japan and China.[3]

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