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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 FE
Discovered by 19.03.1979 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 27733 (28.08.1996);old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), renowned jazz singer known internationally as the "First Lady of Song". A phenomenal improvisationalist who used her voice as if it were a musical instrument, she was also known for her albums of definitive performances of the works of many of the leading songwriters of the first half of the twentieth century. Name proposed by M. Tichý and B. G. Marsden.