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(2389) Dibaj

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1977 QC1. Discovered 1977 Aug. 19 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Ernest Apushevich Dibaj (1931–1983), an astrophysicist known for his research on the interstellar medium, variable stars and extragalactic systems. A professor at Moscow University, he was head of the Crimean Station of the Sternberg Astronomical Institute from 1962 to 1977. (M 8542)

Obituary published in Pis’ma Astron. Zh., Tom 9, No. 12, p. 755 (1983); Astron. Zh., Tom 61, Vyp. 1, p. 204–205 (1984); Sov. Astron. Lett., Vol. 9, No. 6, p. 390–391 (1983); Sov. Astron., Vol. 28, No. 1, p. 121–122 (1984).

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