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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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McCracken


8258
1982 RW1
Discovered by 15.09.1982 by Mrkos on Klet observatory
(0.00.0000)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=8258;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Ken McCracken (b. 1933) has done pioneering work in cosmic and X ray astron-omy, contributing to the understanding of solar proton events and their propagationin the heliosphere. He designed instruments for four Pioneer and two Explorer mis-sion, and had a leading role in the development of mineral exploration technology.