Setvak

1996 BJ. Discovered 1996 Jan. 16 by M. Tichy at Klet.

Named in honor of Martin Setvak (1958- ), meteorologist and head of the Satellite Department of the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute in Prague, on the occasion of his 40th birthday, 1998 Feb. 14. His main professional interest is in convective storms, but his long-time hobby is astrophotography. This minor planet also honors his wife Stana Setvakova (1967- ), a staff member of the Prague Planetarium. (M 31298) Name proposed by the discoverer and J. Ticha.

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