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(1858) Lobachevskij

Reference work entry

1972 QL. Discovered 1972 Aug. 18 by L. V. Zhuravleva at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Nikolaj Ivanovich Lobachevskij (1792–1856), Russian mathematician, the creator of the first comprehensive system of non-Euclidian geometry. (M 3826)

Lobachevskij is also honored by a lunar crater.

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