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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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1981 CK
Discovered by 9.02.1981 by L. Brožek on Klet observatory
MPC 22498 (1.09.1993)

Named in memory of Hubert Slouka (1903-1973), Czech astronomer, well known as a popularizer of astronomy and as the author of a great number of books, articles and lectures. Slouka was the long-time editor-in-chief of Říše hvězd, a Czech journal for amateur astronomers. His wonderful book Views into the Sky inspired an interest in astronomy in many Czech and Slovak astronomers.