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(1900) Katyusha

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1971 YB. Discovered 1971 Dec. 16 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Ekaterina Ivanovna Zelenko, airwoman who valorously perished at the front in Sept. 1941. Katyusha is a petname for Ekaterina. (M 3936)

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