Jas

1984 QF. Discovered 1984 Aug. 21 by A. Mrkos at Klet.

The Czech word for brightness, Jas symbolizes the South Bohemian Astronomical Society, known in Czech as JihoSceskaa Astronomickaa SpoleScnost. Inaugurated in 1928, the society has been concerned mainly with the education and popularization of astronomy, and for this purpose it founded the Ceske Budejovice Observatory in 1937. The establishment of an observatory on the top of the KleSt mountain was inspired by JAS members. State-aided since the 1950s, the Ceske Budejovice Observatory oversees the directorship of the KleSt Obserservatory and is the home of the KleSt archives. (M 27734)

Name suggested by M. Tichya. (5252) Vikrymov

1985 PZ1. Discovered 1985 Aug. 13 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Viktor Aleksandrovich Krymov (1929- ) deputy director of the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy for many years. His skillful and energetic work contributes much to the proper functioning of the Institute. (M 29144)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy.

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