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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 DS
Discovered by 19.02.1980 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 25976 (7.11.1995)

Named in memory of Ján Štohl (1932-1993), well known for his work on the dynamics of meteors, director of the Astronomical Institute at Tatranská Lomnica and president of IAU Commission 22 (Meteors and Interplanetary Dust) during 1991-1993. Name proposed by the discoverer, following a suggestion by astronomers at Tatranská Lomnica.