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[more] (05228)   Máca = 1986 VT
Discovered 1986 November 3 by Z. Vávrová at Kleť
Named in honor of Jan Máca, one-time schoolmate and old friend of the discoverer, for ...  [more]
[more] (29555)   MACEK = 1998 DP
Discovered 1998 February 18 by M. Tichý and Z. Moravec at Kleť
A partial anagram of the Czech word for microaccelerometer, MACEK was designed under the leadership of ...  [more]
[more] (03949)   Mach = 1985 UL
Discovered 1985 October 20 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named in memory of Ernst Mach (1838-1916), professor of physics at the universities of Graz ...  [more]
[more] (03879)   Machar = 1983 QA
Discovered 1983 August 16 by Z. Vávrová at Kleť
Named in honor of the Czech writer and poet, Josef Svatopluk Machar (1864-1942), whose work ...  [more]
[more] (02696)   Magion = 1980 HB
Discovered 1980 April 16 by L. Brožek at Kleť
Named for the first Czechoslovak artificial satellite, launched together with Interkosmos 18 in 1978. Designed ...  [more]
[more] (02568)   Maksutov = 1980 GH
Discovered 1980 April 13 by Z. Vávrová at Kleť
Named in memory of Dmitrij Dmitrievich Maksutov (1896-1964), inventor of catadioptric meniscus optical systems. The ...  [more]
[more] (03479)   Malaparte = 1980 TQ
Discovered 1980 October 3 by Z. Vávrová at Kleť
Named in memory of the discoverer's favorite writer and poet, Curzio Malaparte (1898-1957), born Kurt ...  [more]
[more] (06824)   Mallory = 1988 RE2
Discovered 1988 September 8 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
George Herbert Leigh Mallory (1886-1924) was a British mountain climber whose 1924 expedition to conquer Everest ...  [more]
[more] (07669)   Malše = 1995 PB
Discovered 1995 August 4 by M. Tichý and Z. Moravec at Kleť
Named for a Czech river. The České Budějovice Observatory is situated at the confluence of ...  [more]
[more] (10403)   Marcelgrün = 1997 WU3
Discovered 1997 November 22 by J. Tichá and M. Tichý at Kleť
The Czech astronomer Marcel Grün (b. 1946) is director of the Prague Planetarium. His main ...  [more]
[more] (03791)   Marci = 1981 WV1
Discovered 1981 November 17 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named in memory of Jan Marcus Marci of Kronland (1595-1667), Czech physicist, mathematician, astronomer and ...  [more]
[more] (07984)   Marius = 1980 SM
Discovered 1980 September 29 by Z. Vávrová at Kleť
Simon Marius (1573–1625) was court astronomer in Ansbach. He discovered the Jovian satellites, but published his ...  [more]
[more] (05026)   Martes = 1987 QL1
Discovered 1987 August 22 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named for Martes martes and Martes foina, or pine marten and beech marten, delightful small animals ...  [more]
[more] (06385)   Martindavid = 1989 EC2
Discovered 1989 March 5 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Martin Alois David (1757-1836), the fourth director of the Klementinum observatory in Prague, organized extensive longitude ...  [more]
[more] (07799)   Martinšolc = 1996 DW1
Discovered 1996 February 24 at Kleť
Named in honor of Martin Šolc (b. 1949), Czech astronomer and the head of the Astronomical ...  [more]
[more] (09841)   Mašek = 1988 UT
Discovered 1988 October 18 by Z. Vávrová at Kleť
Martin Mašek (b. 1988) is an avid observer of deep-sky objects, variable stars, comets and asteroids. ...  [more]
[more] (06768)   Mathiasbraun = 1983 RY
Discovered 1983 September 7 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Mathias (Matyáš) Bernard Braun (1684-1738) was the most prominent sculptor of the Baroque period in Bohemia. ...  [more]
[more] (03727)   Maxhell = 1981 PQ
Discovered 1981 August 7 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named in memory of Maximilian Hell (1720-1792), famous for his determination of the solar parallax ...  [more]
[more] (21785)   Méchain = 1999 SS2
Discovered 1999 September 21 by M. Tichý at Kleť
Pierre Francois André Méchain (1744-1804) discovered many comets and deep-sky objects. A colleague and friend ...  [more]
[more] (03313)   Mendel = 1980 DG
Discovered 1980 February 19 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named in memory of Gregor Johann Mendel (1822-1884), Austrian monk and botanist, discoverer of the ...  [more]
[more] (03451)   Mentor = 1984 HA1
Discovered 1984 April 19 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named for the father of Imbrius and son of Imbrus at Pedaseus, who allied with ...  [more]
[more] (07359)   Messier = 1996 BH
Discovered 1996 January 16 by M. Tichý at Kleť
Named in memory of Charles Messier (1730-1817), French astronomer and first "comet hunter". He found ...  [more]
[more] (06077)   Messner = 1980 TM
Discovered 1980 October 3 by Z. Vávrová at Kleť
Named in honor of Reinhold Messner (b. 1944), Italian mountaineer, adventurer and writer. ...  [more]
[more] (11124)   Mikulášek = 1996 TR9
Discovered 1996 October 14 by M. Tichý and Z. Moravec at Kleť
The Czech astronomer Zdeněk Mikulášek (b. 1947) is director of the Nicholas Copernicus Observatory and Planetarium ...  [more]
[more] (03571)   Milanštefánik = 1982 EJ
Discovered 1982 March 15 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named in memory of Milan Rastislav Štefánik (1880-1919), astronomer and meteorologist. He worked at Meudon ...  [more]
[more] (06441)   Milenajesenská = 1988 RR2
Discovered 1988 September 9 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named in memory of Milena Jesenská (1896-1944), outstanding Czech journalist and mediator between the Czech ...  [more]
[more] (11163)   Milešovka = 1998 CR
Discovered 1998 February 4 by Moravec at Kleť
The highest mountain in České Středohoří (Czech Central Mountains), Milešovka is located 60 km north of ...  [more]
[more] (29760)   Milevsko = 1999 CM10
Discovered 1999 February 15 by M. Tichý at Kleť
Milevsko is a small South Bohemian town founded in the 12th century at the crossroad of ...  [more]
[more] (07496)   Miroslavholub = 1995 WN6
Discovered 1995 November 27 by M. Tichý at Kleť
Named in memory of Miroslav Holub (1923-1998), Czech immunologist, poet and essayist. His research resulted in ...  [more]
[more] (18456)   Mišík = 1995 ES
Discovered 1995 March 8 by M. Tichý and J. Tichá at Kleť
Vladimír Mišík (b. 1947) is a Czech rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He ...  [more]
[more] (56422)   Mnajdra = 2000 GV3
Discovered 2000 April 2 by J. Tichá and M. Tichý at Kleť
Mnajdra is a prehistoric temple complex built with large limestone blocks, located on the southern coast ...  [more]
[more] (02971)   Mohr = 1980 YL
Discovered 1980 December 30 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named in memory of Josef M. Mohr (1901-1979), professor of astronomy at Charles University, founder ...  [more]
[more] (20964)   Mons Naklethi = 1977 UA
Discovered 1977 October 16 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Mons Naklethi is the first known name of Kleť Mountain, which was mentioned in the Zlatá ...  [more]
[more] (13681)   Monty Python = 1997 PY1
Discovered 1997 August 7 by M. Tichý and Z. Moravec at Kleť
Monty Python's Flying Circus, a comedy show starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin ...  [more]
[more] (12448)   Mr. Tompkins = 1996 XW18
Discovered 1996 December 12 by M. Tichý and Z. Moravec at Kleť
Mr. Tompkins is the bank clerk well known from George Gamow's popular books Mr. Tompkins in ...  [more]
[more] (24837)   Mšecké Žehrovice = 1995 UQ1
Discovered 1995 October 22 by M. Tichý at Kleť
Mšecké Žehrovice is a central Bohemian village known for its remnants of an ancient Celtic sanctuary. ...  [more]
[more] (05122)   Mucha = 1989 AZ1
Discovered 1989 January 3 by A. Mrkos at Kleť
Named in memory of Alfons Mucha (1860-1939), Czech painter, graphic artist and decorative artist, who also ...  [more]

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