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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.
Discovered by 29.09.1995 by on Klet observatory
MPC 34350 (2.04.1999)
Named for Vladimír Neff and Ondřej Neff. Vladimír Neff (1909-1983) was an outstanding Czech writer, well-known for his five-part chronicle, spanning the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, of Prague entrepreneur family, the Borns and the Nedobyls. His last work was a great ironic novel The Vesture of Mr. de Balzac. Ondřej Neff (b.1945) is a Czech writer of science fiction, a journalist and son of Vladimír Neff. In 1996 he founded the first Czech independent Internet daily newspaper called Neviditelný pes or "The Invisible Dog". He continues this work today. Name proposed by discoverers J. Tichá, M. Tichý and Z. Moravec.
Ondřej Neff visiting the Kleť Observatory.
Photo: M. Tichý