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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 29.08.1981 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 34621 (4.05.1999)
Named in memory of James Joyce (1882-1941), Irish novelist, noted for his experimental use of language and exploration of new literary methods in large works, such as Ulysses. Gell-Mann adopted the fanciful term 'quark' from a passage in his novel Finnegans Wakes. Name suggested by J. Tichá.