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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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1980 HB
Discovered by 16.04.1980 by L. Brožek on Klet observatory
MPC 7620 (28.01.1983)

Named for the first Czechoslovak artificial satellite, launched together with Interkosmos 18 in 1978. Designed for studying the relationship of the magnetosphere and the ionosphere, Magion examined the special structure of ELF- and E-wave phenomena.