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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.
Discovered by 21.08.1984 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 27734 (28.08.1996)
The Czech word for brightness, Jas symbolizes the South Bohemian Astronomical Society, known in Czech as Jihočeská Astronomická Společnost. Inaugurated in 1928, the society has been concerned mainly with the education and popularization of astronomy, and for this purpose it founded the České Budějovice Observatory in 1937. The establishment of an observatory on the top of Kleť mountain was inspired by JAS members. State-aided since 1950s, the České Budějovice Observatory oversees the directorship of the Kleť Observatory and is the home of the Kleť archives. Name suggested by M. Tichý.