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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.

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Kvíz


8137
1979 SJ
Discovered by 19.09.1979 by on Klet observatory
MPC 32349 (8.08.1998)
Kvíz
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=8137;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Zdeněk Kvíz (1932-1993), Czech astronomer. His early works dealt with meteor showers, although his main interest was in light curves of close binaries and eclipsing binaries. Beginning in 1968 he lived in Australia, working also in Switzerland. The Czech Astronomical Society prize for young astronomers bears his name. Name suggested by J. Tichá.