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Šafařík


8336
1984 SK1
Discovered by 27.09.1984 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 34347 (2.04.1999)
Šafařík
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=8336;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Vojtěch Šafařík (1829-1902), known for his work in inorganic chemistry, Czech chemical nomenclature and textbooks as well as for his observations of variable stars. He obtained about 20 000 observations of variable stars. This minor planet also honors the memory of his wife and co-worker Paulína Šafaříková (1836-1920), who was interested in the history and popularization of astronomy. Name suggested by J. Tichá and M. Tichý.

Šafařík