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(2372) Proskurin

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1977 RA8. Discovered 1977 Sept. 13 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Vitalij Fedorovich Proskurin (1919–1964), celestial mechanician at the Institute for Theoretical Astronomy, known for his work on the motions of Ceres, Jupiter VI and VIII and artificial satellites. (M 7783)

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