Kohoutek(redirected from Comet Kohoutek)
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(Astronomy) a comet of almost parabolic orbit that reached its closest approach to the sun in Dec 1973
[C20: named after Luboš Kohoutek, Czech astronomer working in Germany who discovered it in March, 1973]
Ko•hou•tek(koʊˈhoʊ tɛk, kə-)
a comet that passed around the sun in 1973–74.
[after LubošKohoutek (b. 1935), Czech astronomer]