Stohl

1980 DS. Discovered 1980 Feb. 19 by A. Mrkos at Klet.

Named in memory of Jan Stohl (1932-1993), well known for his work on the dynamics of meteors, director of the Astronomical Institute at Tatranskaa Lomnica and president of IAU Commission 22 (Meteors and Interplanetary Dust) during 1991-1993. (M 25976)

Name proposed by the discoverer, following a suggestion by astronomers at Tatranskaa Lomnica.

Obituaries published in WGN, Vol. 21, No. 3, p. 77-78 (1993); Kozmos, Vol. 24, No. 3, p. 2-3 (1993); International astronomical symposium: Meteoroids and their parent bodies, p. 8 (1993).

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