Array ( [lang] => en [action] => detail [id] => 4405 ) Klet Observatory
Czech   English

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.

A    B    C    Č    D    Ď    E    F    G    H    CH    I    J    K    L    M    N    Ň    O    P    Q    R    Ř    S    Š    T    Ť    U    V    W    X    Y    Z    Ž   

(min. 3 characters)


1987 QD1
Discovered by 21.08.1987 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 34620 (4.05.1999)

Named for a Czech river that has its confluences with the Vltava river near the Zvíkov castle. The Otava was considered to bear both gold and pearls in ancient and medieval times.