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(2377) Shcheglov

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1978 QT1. Discovered 1978 Aug. 31 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Vladimir Petrovich Shcheglov {1904–1985}, since 1941 the director of the Astronomical Institute of the {former} Uzbek SSR in Tashkent, investigator in astrometry and the history of astronomy, renowned popularizer of astronomy. (M 7783)

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