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(1793) Zoya

Reference work entry

1968 DW. Discovered 1968 Feb. 28 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya {see planet  (2072)}, the young heroine of the Soviet people, who perished during the Great Patriotic War. (M3297)

See also the citations for minor planets  (1977) and  (2072).

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