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(2376) Martynov

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1977 QG3. Discovered 1977 Aug. 22 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Dmitrij Yakovlevich Martynov {1904–1989}, outstanding astrophysicist, for many years the director of the Sternberg Astronomical Institute in Moscow, author of widely used texts on astrophysics. (M 7783)

Obituaries published in Astron. Calendar Bulg., p. 124–126 (1991); Astron. Vestn., Tom 24, No. 2, p. 173–175 (1990); Astron. Zh., Tom 67, Vyp. 2, p. 440–442 (1990); Zemlya Vselennaya, No. 1, p. 45–48 (1990); Astron. Tsirk., No. 1541, p. 39–40 (1989).

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