Jana Tichá

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Jana Tichá with her ex-husband Miloš Tichý
Minor planets discovered: 110 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

Jana Tichá (born 1965 in České Budějovice) is a Czech astronomer and discoverer of minor planets. She studied at the University of Economics in Prague and graduated in 1987. In 1992 she was selected for the position of a director of the Kleť Observatory.

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She specializes in discoveries of asteroids and comets especially near-Earth objects (NEOs). The Minor Planet Center credits her with the discovery of 104 numbered minor planets during 1995–2003. [1] She is the chair of the IAU Committee on Small Body Nomenclature (CSBN), which is responsible for approving names of asteroids. She works together with her husband Miloš Tichý at Kleť. [2]

In her country she is also well known for her popularization activities. She is major contributor to the Czech web servers about asteroids and comets.

On 3 May 1996 the asteroid 5757 Tichá was named in her honour ( M.P.C. 27128), [2] [3] while she named her discovery, the main-belt asteroid 8307 Peltan, after several members of her family. [4]

List of discovered minor planets

7441 Láska30 July 1995 list [A]
7493 Hirzo24 October 1995 list
7608 Telegramia22 October 1995 list
8307 Peltan5 March 1995 list
8572 Nijo19 October 1996 list [A]
10234 Sixtygarden27 December 1997 list [A]
10403 Marcelgrün22 November 1997 list [A]
10872 Vaculík12 October 1996 list [A]
11105 Puchnarová24 October 1995 list
11128 Ostravia3 November 1996 list [A]
11141 Jindrawalter12 January 1997 list [A]
11144 Radiocommunicata2 February 1997 list [A]
11338 Schiele13 October 1996 list [A]
12833 Kamenný Újezd2 February 1997 list [A]
13229 Echion2 November 1997 list [A]
13792 Kuščynskyj7 November 1998 list [A]
14068 Hauserová21 April 1996 list [A]
14948 Bartuška16 January 1996 list [A]
15399 Hudec2 November 1997 list [A]
16083 Jorvik12 October 1999 list [A]
16709 Auratian29 September 1995 list
16742 Zink21 July 1996 list [A]
16794 Cucullia2 February 1997 list [A]
18456 Mišík8 March 1995 list [A]
18841 Hruška6 September 1999 list [A]
19384 Winton6 February 1998 list [A]
20164 Janzajíc9 November 1996 list [A]
21270 Otokar19 July 1996 list [A]
21873 Jindřichůvhradec 29 October 1999 list [A]
22442 Blaha14 October 1996 list [A]
22450 Nové Hrady3 November 1996 list [A]
25258 Nathaniel7 November 1998 list [A]
26314 Škvorecký16 October 1998 list [A]
26340 Evamarková13 December 1998 list [A]
26969 Biver20 September 1997 list [A]
27087 Tillmannmohr24 October 1998 list [A]
28220 York28 December 1998 list [A]
29477 Zdíkšíma31 October 1997 list [A]
29738 Ivobudil23 January 1999 list [A]
31232 Slavonice1 February 1998 list [A]
31238 Kroměříž21 February 1998 list [A]
33061 Václavmorava2 November 1997 list [A]
35233 Krčín26 May 1995 list [A]
35269 Idefix21 August 1996 list [A]
35446 Stáňa6 February 1998 list [A]
35977 Lexington3 July 1999 list [A]
35978 Arlington5 July 1999 list [A]
36035 Petrvok6 August 1999 list [A]
37699 Santini-Aichl13 January 1996 list [A]
37736 Jandl15 November 1996 list [A]
(38246) 1999 PL414 August 1999 list [A]
40206 Lhenice26 September 1998 list [A]
44530 Horáková25 December 1998 list [A]
44597 Thoreau6 August 1999 list [A]
46692 Taormina2 February 1997 list [A]
47144 Faulkes7 August 1999 list [A]
47294 Blanský les28 November 1999 list [A]
48794 Stolzová5 October 1997 list [A]
49698 Váchal1 November 1999 list [A]
50413 Petrginz27 February 2000 list [A]
52665 Brianmay30 January 1998 list [A]
53093 La Orotava28 December 1998 list [A]
55082 Xlendi25 August 2001 list [A]
56329 Tarxien28 November 1999 list [A]
56422 Mnajdra2 April 2000 list [A]
58607 Wenzel19 October 1997 list [A]
58664 IYAMMIX21 December 1997 list [A]
58682 Alenašolcová10 January 1998 list [A]
59001 Senftenberg26 September 1998 list [A]
59797 Píšala7 August 1999 list [A]
59830 Reynek10 September 1999 list [A]
61208 Stonařov30 July 2000 list [A]
66934 Kálalová26 November 1999 list [A]
69469 Krumbenowe16 November 1996 list [A]
70679 Urzidil30 October 1999 list [A]
70936 Kámen28 November 1999 list [A]
74024 Hrabě23 April 1998 list [A]
74370 Kolářjan9 December 1998 list [A]
75223 Wupatki28 November 1999 list [A]
76628 Kozí Hrádek22 April 2000 list [A]
79347 Medlov4 December 1996 list [A]
79354 Brundibár16 January 1997 list [A]
85389 Rosenauer22 August 1996 list [A]
85516 Vaclík2 November 1997 list [A]
(85573) 1998 CE1 February 1998 list [A]
(85574) 1998 CG1 February 1998 list [A]
87097 Lomaki7 June 2000 list [A]
91007 Ianfleming30 January 1998 list [A]
100735 Alpomořanská19 February 1998 list [A]
101721 Emanuelfritsch13 March 1999 list [A]
118214 Agnesediboemia12 January 1996 list [A]
129595 Vand2 November 1997 list [A]
133077 Jirsík4 May 2003 list [A]
136666 Seidel17 September 1995 list [A]
152750 Brloh21 January 1999 list [A]
171588 Náprstek26 November 1999 list [A]
192439 Cílek1 November 1997 list [A]
(196298) 2003 FQ22 March 2003 list [A]
(215606) 2003 SF3617 September 2003 list [A]
(223225) 2003 DW725 February 2003 list [A]
(230667) 2003 SZ20025 September 2003 list [A]
(259308) 2003 FY123 March 2003 list [A]
(259309) 2003 FB223 March 2003 list [A]
(259384) 2003 JX104 May 2003 list [A]
(259481) 2003 SY20025 September 2003 list [A]
(298349) 2003 JW104 May 2003 list [A]
(307562) 2003 FX123 March 2003 list [A]
(382764) 2003 QP1022 August 2003 list [A]
(393568) 2003 JY104 May 2003 list [A]
(474470) 2003 SA20125 September 2003 list [A]
Co-discovery made with:
A M. Tichý

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References

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