(3423) Slouka = 1981 CK
Discovered 1981 February 9 by L. Brožek at Kleť.
 Named in memory of Hubert Slouka (1903-1973), Czech astronomer, well known as a popularizer of astronomy and as the author of a great number of books, articles and lectures. Slouka was the long-time editor-in-chief of Říše hvězd, a Czech journal for amateur astronomers. His wonderful book Views into the Sky inspired an interest in astronomy in many Czech and Slovak astronomers.
 (MPC 22498 | 1993 September 1)


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