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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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1982 BQ2
Discovered by 20.01.1982 by L. Brožek on Klet observatory
MPC 26767 (5.03.1996);old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Leonardo Fibonacci of Pisa (c. 1170-1240), the first "western" mathematician, whose Liber abaci (1202) contains the earliest mention of the famous sequence of numbers that bears his name. The number of this minor planet is the twentieth in that sequence, the first five members of which are 1, 1, 2, 3 and 5, and every fifth member of which is divisible by five. Name proposed following a suggestion by B. G. Marsden.