(7799) Martinšolc = 1996 DW1  (Martin\v{s}olc in TeX)
Discovered 1996 February 24 by Kle at Kle.
 Named in honor of Martin Šolc (b. 1949), Czech astronomer and the head of the Astronomical Institute of Charles University in Prague since 1987. His works deals with cosmic dust, dust in comets and isotopes. He participated on data evaluation from the Vega and Giotto missions to comet 1P/Halley in 1986-1987. At present he collaborates on the ISO project with the Institut für Kernphysik in Heidelberg. Much of his time is also devoted to teaching. He is also working on a history of Czech astronomy, together with his wife Alena Šolcová (b. 1950). Name proposed by discoverers J. Tichá, M. Tichý and Z. Moravec.
 (MPC 34344 | 1999 April 2)


(c) 2001-2009, Kle Observatory, České Budějovice