1971 UA1. Discovered 1971 Oct. 26 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf.
Named for the great Czech national composer Bedřich Smetana (1824–1884) who wrote songs, piano pieces, chamber music, operas and instrumental works. Best known are the opera The Bartered Bride, the cycle of six symphonic poems My country and the string quartet From my life. (M 4786)