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7739 Cech (1982 CE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007739
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1263579005510859 4.1664e-08  
a 2.324955269127402 7.476e-09 au
q 2.031178802445278 9.5876e-08 au
i 3.391858904764094 4.2821e-06 deg
node 158.4908658556543 5.7921e-05 deg
peri 15.43683011269854 5.9395e-05 deg
M 269.1145340438051 1.4887e-05 deg
tp 2459327.398002464980
5.4377e-05 TDB
period 1294.852588906943
n .2780239257226152 1.341e-09 deg/d
Q 2.618731735809525 8.4206e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1581  
   data-arc span      23997 days (65.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-05-23  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5232  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 18:36:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03641 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34357 au 
 T_jup = 3.562 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO347587  
diameter diameter 4.196 km 0.091 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.174   0.046 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

7739 Čech           Discovered 1982 Feb. 14 by L. Brozek at Klet.
Named in memory of Eduard Čech (1893-1960), Czech mathematician, professor at Charles University in Prague and Masaryk University in Brno. One of his papers, On bicompact spaces, introduced what today is called the Stone-Čech compactification of regular topological spaces. His research in topology is fundamental, but his work was also important in the development of functional analysis. Name proposed by J. Ticha and Z. Moravec following a number of suggestions from Charles University.
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Reference: 19990402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 1982 CE = 1989 CZ3 
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