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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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1988 RR2
Discovered by 9.09.1988 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 34342 (2.04.1999)

Named in memory of Milena Jesenská (1896-1944), outstanding Czech journalist and mediator between the Czech and the German cultures in Bohemia. She was detained for her political involvement and resistance in the concentration camp at Ravensbrück, where she died. She is widely known for her correspondence with Prague writer Franz Kafka (Briefe an Milena). Name suggested by J. Tichá.