4176 Sudek

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Sudek
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Antonín Mrkos
Discovery site Klet
Discovery date February 24, 1987
Designations
MPC designation 4176
Named after
Josef Sudek
1987 DS
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.5447755
Perihelion 2.6575801
Eccentricity 0.1430417
1994.7497079
343.92155
Inclination 2.59828
114.35632
357.63100
Physical characteristics
0.0341
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).[1]

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

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