1971 UG1. Discovered 1971 Oct. 26 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf.

Named in honor of Milos Tichy (1966- ), Czech astronomer at the Klert Observatory. He is known for his work on minor planets and comets, discoveries of minor planets and mainly for confirmations and follow-up of NEOs (near-earth objects). In 1994, his technical expertise allowed the upgrade of Klet observations with CCD cameras. (M 35481)

Name proposed following a suggestion by his wife, Jana Ticha, on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of his first student assignment at Klet in 1984.

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