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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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Šindel


3847
1982 DY1
Discovered by 16.02.1982 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 27733 (28.08.1996)
Šindel
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=3847;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Jan Ondřejův, known as Šindel (c. 1375-c. 1456), Czech medieval astronomer, mathematician, physician, professor at the universities in Nuremberg, Vienna and Prague, rector of the Charles University in Prague. He designed the famous Prague astronomical clock, which was built by the clockmaster Nicolas of Kadaň in 1410 and is still working today. Name suggested by J. Tichá and M. Šolc.