--Orbital and physical data--
(See this page for definitions of quantities; source codes in brackets, see this link for full references; *A, *D, and *E indicate assumed, derived, and estimated values, respectively.)
dynamical type, primary:
main belt asteroid
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-- (2623) Zech --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1919 Sep 22 from Heidelberg, Germany by K. Reinmuth. Alternate designation(s): A919 SA, 1963 RE. Permanent number assigned 1982.
Named 1992 Feb 18 for Gert Zech (1941-) [MPC19692].
Companion discovered 2014 Oct 7 by D. Pray, P. Pravec, V. Chiorny, Yu. N. Krugly, V. Benishek, J. Pollock, D. B. Caton, A. B. Smith, R. L. Hawkins, R. Inasaridze, R. Montaigut, A. Leroy, D. E. Reichart, J. B. Haislip, A. LaCluyze using lightcurve observations from Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, MA; Ondrejov Observatory; Kharkiv Observatory; Belgrade Observatory; Appalachian State Univ.; Abastumani Observatory; OPERA Observatory, France; Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Announced 2014 Nov 05 [P14c].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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