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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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Křižík


5719
1983 RX
Discovered by 7.09.1983 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 36945 (23.11.1999)
Křižík
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=5719;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Czech electrical engineer and inventor František Křižík (1847-1941), constructed an arc lamp with a regulating gear in 1881 and the first electric street car in Prague in 1891. He contributed significantly in the electrification of Bohemia. The name was suggested by Z. Moravec and M. Tichý.