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(1979) Sakharov

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2006 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Academician Andrej Dmitrievich Sakharov, distinguished physicist and mathematician. (M 6207)

Sakharov received the 1975 Nobel peace prize.

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