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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 25.06.1987 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 30098 (20.06.1997)
Named in memory of the movie actor James Cagney (1899-1986). Although he played tough-guy roles in numerous gangster movies, Cagney was also a talented singer and dancer, and in 1942 he won an Academy Award for his portrayal of showman George M. Cohan in Yankee Doodle Dandy. Name suggested by G. V. Williams, who made the identifications for this minor planet.