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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 30100 (20.06.1997)
Named for the Dutch navigator and explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman (c. 1603-c. 1659), who explored the south Pacific and discovered Tasmania, New Zealand, Tonga and the Fiji Islands. Name suggested by G. V. Williams, who made the identifications involving this object.