(2416) Sharonov

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1979 OF13. Discovered 1979 July 31 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Vsevolod Vasil’evich Sharonov (1901–1964), professor at Leningrad University and director of the Leningrad University Observatory, who contributed greatly to physical studies of the Moon and planets. (M 7784)

Sharonov is also honored by craters on Mars and the Moon.

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