(2172) Plavsk

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1973 QA2. Discovered 1973 Aug. 31 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named for the district center of the Tula region of the {former} R.S.F.S.R. Plavsk is the twin town of the Ukrainian town Genichesk {see the citation for minor planet  (2093)}, the birthplace of the discoverer. (M 7616)

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