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(2408) Astapovich

Reference work entry

1978 QK1. Discovered 1978 Aug. 31 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Igor’ Stanislavovich Astapovich (1908–1976), a professor at Kiev University known for his research in meteor astronomy. (M 7784)

Obituary published in Komety Meteory, No. 26, p. 43–48 (1977). A biographic notice is published in WGN, Vol. 27, No. 2, p. 103–110 (1999).

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