::14098 Šimek


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14098 Šimek is an asteroid from the asteroid belt with an orbital period of 1836.8712409 days (5.03 years).<ref name="JP: Small-body Database Browser">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

The asteroid was discovered on August 24, 1997, by A. Galád and A. Pravda at Modra, Slovakia.

It is named after Czech radio astronomer Milos Simek (1933) who worked at the Ondrejov Observatory. He studied the structure of major meteor showers and meteor head echoes using long term observations by radar. The name was suggested by J. Grygar.

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