Ladislav Brožek

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Minor planets discovered: 23 [1]
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Ladislav Brožek (born 1952) is a Slovak astronomer.[2] At the Bohemian Kleť Observatory, he discovered a total of 23 minor planets between 1979 and 1982, as credited by the Minor Planet Center.[1]

One of his discoveries, the main-belt asteroid 2613 Plzeň, he named after his birthplace Plzeň (Pilsen).[3] In 1981, he discovered 3102 Krok, a near-Earth object of the Apollo group.[4] He also named another of his discoveries, 3834 Zappafrank, in memory of rock musician and composer Frank Zappa (1940–1993).[5]

List of discovered minor planets[edit]

2288 Karolinum 19 October 1979 list
2613 Plzeň 30 August 1979 list
2622 Bolzano 9 February 1981 list
2696 Magion 16 April 1980 list
3102 Krok 21 August 1981 list
3386 Klementinum 16 March 1980 list
3419 Guth 8 May 1981 list
3423 Slouka 9 February 1981 list
3424 Nušl 14 February 1982 list
3603 Gajdušek 5 September 1981 list
3834 Zappafrank 11 May 1980 list
4023 Jarník 25 October 1981 list
4146 Rudolfinum 16 February 1982 list
4190 Kvasnica 11 May 1980 list
4369 Seifert 30 July 1982 list
5221 Fabribudweis 16 March 1980 list
5417 Solovaya 24 August 1981 list
6076 Plavec 14 February 1980 list
6765 Fibonacci 20 January 1982 list
7739 Čech 14 February 1982 list
(10035) 1982 DC2 16 February 1982 list
(16393) 1981 QS 24 August 1981 list
(27675) 1981 CH 2 February 1981 list
Note: Ladislav Brožek made no co-discoveries

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 2 April 2018. Retrieved 13 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Encyklopedie Českých Budějovic". encyklopedie.c-budejovice.cz (in Czech). 23 May 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (2613) Plzeň. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 213. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 14 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "3102 Krok (1981 QA)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 14 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (3834) Zappafrank. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 325. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 14 June 2016.