Jana Tichá

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Miloš Tichý and Jana Tichá

Jana Tichá (born 1965) is a Czech astronomer. 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. She specializes in discoveries of asteroids and comets especially Near-Earth objects (NEOs). 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.

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.

The asteroid 5757 Tichá is named in her honour and 8307 Peltan is named after her family.

Asteroids discovered: 105
7441 Láska [1] July 30, 1995
7493 Hirzo October 24, 1995
7608 Telegramia October 22, 1995
8307 Peltan March 5, 1995
8572 Nijo [1] October 19, 1996
10234 Sixtygarden [1] December 27, 1997
10403 Marcelgrün [1] November 22, 1997
10872 Vaculík [1] October 12, 1996
11105 Puchnarová October 24, 1995
11128 Ostravia [1] November 3, 1996
11141 Jindrawalter [1] January 12, 1997
11144 Radiocommunicata [1] February 2, 1997
11338 Schiele [1] October 13, 1996
12833 Kamenný Újezd [1] February 2, 1997
13229 Echion [1] November 2, 1997
13792 Kuščynskyj [1] November 7, 1998
14068 Hauserová [1] April 21, 1996
15399 Hudec [1] November 2, 1997
16083 Jorvik [1] October 12, 1999
(16709) 1995 SH5 September 29, 1995
16742 Zink [1] July 21, 1996
16794 Cucullia [1] February 2, 1997
18456 Mišík[1] March 8, 1995
18841 Hruška [1] September 6, 1999
19384 Winton [1] February 6, 1998
20164 Janzajíc [1] November 9, 1996
21270 Otokar [1] July 19, 1996
21873 Jindřichůvhradec [1] October 29, 1999
22442 Blaha [1] October 14, 1996
25258 Nathaniel [1] November 7, 1998
26314 Škvorecký [1] October 16, 1998
26340 Evamarková [1] December 13, 1998
26969 Biver [1] September 20, 1997
27087 Tillmannmohr [1] October 24, 1998
28220 York [1] December 28, 1998
29477 Zdíkšíma [1] October 31, 1997
29738 Ivobudil [1] January 23, 1999
(31232) 1998 CF [1] February 1, 1998
35446 Stáňa [1] February 6, 1998
35977 Lexington [1] July 3, 1999
35978 Arlington [1] July 5, 1999
(38246) 1999 PL4 [1] August 14, 1999
40206 Lhenice [1] September 26, 1998
44597 Thoreau [1] August 6, 1999
46692 Taormina [1] February 2, 1997
47144 Faulkes [1] August 7, 1999
47294 Blanský les [1] November 28, 1999
48794 Stolzová [1] October 5, 1997
50413 Petrginz [1] February 27, 2000
(52665) 1998 BM30 [1] January 30, 1998
53093 La Orotava [1] December 28, 1998
55082 Xlendi [1] August 25, 2001
56329 Tarxien [1] November 28, 1999
74024 Hrabě [1] April 23, 1998
74370 Kolářjan [1] April 23, 1998
75223 Wupatki [1] November 28, 1999
76628 Kozḯ Hrádek [1] April 22, 2000
79354 Brundibár [1] January 16, 1997
(85573) 1998 CE [1] February 1, 1998
(85574) 1998 CG [1] February 1, 1998
87097 Lomaki [1] June 7, 2000
(91007) 1998 BL30 [1] January 30, 1998
101721 Emanuelfritsch [1] March 13, 1999
118214 Agnesediboemia [1] January 12, 1996
136666 Seidel [1] September 17, 1995
171588 Náprstek [1] November 26, 1999
192439 Cílek [1] November 1, 1997
(196298) 2003 FQ [1] March 22, 2003
(215606) 2003 SF36 [1] September 17, 2003
(223225) 2003 DW7 [1] February 25, 2003
(259308) 2003 FY1 [1] March 23, 2003
(259309) 2003 FB2 [1] March 23, 2003
(259384) 2003 JX10 [1] May 4, 2003
(259481) 2003 SY200 [1] September 25, 2003
(298349) 2003 JW10 [1] May 4, 2003
(307562) 2003 FX1 [1] March 23, 2003
(382764) 2003 QP10 [1] August 22, 2003
(393568) 2003 JY10 [1] May 4, 2003 05
(405207) 2003 KP18 [1] May 24, 2003
  1. 1 with Miloš Tichý

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