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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.

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1986 TB3
Discovered by 4.10.1986 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 34342 (2.04.1999);old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Jan Letzel (1880-1925), Czech architect inspired by the Art Nouveau style and who worked in Japan from 1907 to 1923. He designed the Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition Hall in 1915. This building, the most elegant in the city, became world famous as the Genbaku Dome or A-bomb Dome, which was left in ruins as an eternal symbol of the tragedy of Hiroshima on 1945, August 6.
Name suggested by J. Tichá.