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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 BP2
Discovered by 20.01.1982 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 33386 (8.12.1998);old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named for the largest of the three towns, Buda, Pest and Óbuda, that form the modern capital of Hungary. The 125th anniversary of the establishment of Budapest as Hungary's political, cultural and scientific center is being celebrated this year. The University Observatory played a major part in the life of both Pest and Buda, with its buildings dominating the panorama for three-quarters of a century after it was founded in 1780. Since 1921 the headquarters of the Konkoly Observatory has also been located in the city, which provided support for the construction of its large dome.