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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 9.09.1982 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 36945 (23.11.1999)
Tenzing Norgay (1914-1986) was a Nepalese mountain climber of the
Sherpa tribe. On 1953 May 29, as members of a British party, Tenzing
Norgay and the New Zealand mountaineer Edmund Hillary became the first to
scale the summit of Mount Everest - and return. The name was suggested by