(1379) Lomonosowa

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1936 FC. Discovered 1936 Mar. 19 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis. Independently discovered 1936 Mar. 19 by P. Djurkovic at Uccle.

Named in honor of the first famous Russian physicist and astronomer, Mikhail Vasilevich Lomonosov, 1711–1765. (M 1252)

Name submitted by N. Yakhontova, Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, Leningrad.

Lomonosov is also honored by craters on Mars and the Moon.

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