(3847) Šindel = 1982 DY1  (\v{S}indel in TeX)
Discovered 1982 February 16 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
 Named in memory of Jan Ondřejův, known as Šindel (c. 1375-c. 1456), Czech medieval astronomer, mathematician, physician, professor at the universities in Nuremberg, Vienna and Prague, rector of the Charles University in Prague. He designed the famous Prague astronomical clock, which was built by the clockmaster Nicolas of Kadaň in 1410 and is still working today. Name suggested by J. Tichá and M. Šolc.
 (MPC 27733 | 1996 August 28)


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