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Searching database of minor planet names

The catalog of asteroids discovered at Klet can be searched in two ways. In the first one, pick a starting letter of asteroid's name from the listed alphabet. In the second way, start writing an expression to search (diacritics is allowed), and after at least three letters are typed, the results are automatically listed. The search can also be performed only on asteroid names, catalogue numbers, date of discovery or names of the discoverers.

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1979 SP
Discovered by 25.09.1979 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 6060 (1.06.1981)

Named in honor of Ludmila I. Chernykh (1935- ) and Nikolaj S. Chernykh (1931- ), astronomers at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory who lead the impressive program of observations and discoveries of minor planets there.

From the left: Ludmila I. Chernykh, Nikolaj S. Chernykh and Jana Tichá.
Foto: M. Tichý (June 2001)