1976 YQ7. Discovered 1976 Dec. 20 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Named in memory of the great Ukrainian poet and painter Taras Grigor’evich Shevchenko (1814–1861), who exerted a profound influence on Ukrainian literature. He was popularly known as Kobzar, which in old Ukraine means one who sings to the accompaniment of a kobza, a stringed instrument. (M 7471)