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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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1980 PB1
Discovered by 15.08.1980 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 34342 (2.04.1999);old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in honor of Benny Josef Peiser (b. 1957), social anthropologist with particular research interest in neocatastrophism and its implications for human, societal and cultural evolution. A senior lecturer at John Moores University in Liverpool, he launched and now moderates the Cambridge-Conference Network, a scholarly network of some 300 researchers from around the world. Name suggested by J. Tichá, M.Tichý and Z. Moravec, who observed this minor planet at Klet at 1994 and 1996 oppositions, prior to its numbering.