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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]


(koʊˈhoʊ tɛk, kə-)

a comet that passed around the sun in 1973–74.
[after LubošKohoutek (b. 1935), Czech astronomer]
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A few clouds could turn today's total eclipse of the sun into an updated version of the comet Kohoutek.
Jan Kohoutek is a Research Associate at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague, the Czech Republic.
did Czech astronomer Lubos Kohoutek first sight |the so-called 'comet of the century' that was named after him?
As noted above, prophecies and their accompanying supernatural manifestations had been a lifelong obsession for Dupont, and stories about the latest apparitions at Garabandal in Spain, (43) a weeping statue of the Madonna in New Orleans, (44) or the divine portents which the comet Kohoutek held, were all regular features in World Trends alongside articles pertaining to the problems surrounding the New Mass and criticisms of the theology of figures like the bete noire of traditionalists Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
Perek Lubos and Kohoutek Lubos published there catalogue of Galactic Planetary Nebulae which contains 1 036 nebulae in 1967 referred to simply as PK.
Well-validated computer models using genetic algorithms can provide convenient and economical assistance in heat exchanger design (Reppich and Kohoutek 1994; Cornelissen and Hirs 1999; Hofman 2000; Resat et al.
Which type of object was Kohoutek, first discovered in 1973?
Kabelwerk can not be viewed as a pure housing development nor a project in traditional meaning but rather as a city block, still so different from others but connected to the neighbourhood (Buchner, Kohoutek, Pamer 2004: 86).
After dispensing a few hugs of varying degrees of sincerity, I headed home, taking small comfort in knowing that like the Comet Kohoutek, I probably wouldn't return again for at least 100,000 years.
This planetary nebula is known as Kohoutek 4-55 (or K 4-55).
Most importantly, individuals burned through the 1970s with the haughty grandeur and splashiness falsely predicted of Comet Kohoutek.
In their essay, Rudolf Kohoutek and Christa Kamleithner note how German cities have long outgrown their classical sites, and that citizens need urban spaces for popular events, play areas for children, club activities, and other occasions.