(1403) Idelsonia

Reference work entry

1936 QA. Discovered 1936 Aug. 13 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis. Independently discovered 1936 Aug. 17 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the late, well-known Soviet astronomer, Naum I. Idelson {1885–1951}. He was a member of the staff of the Pulkovo Observatory. (M 1252)

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

Idelson is also honored by a lunar crater.

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