(2626) Belnika

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1978 PP2. Discovered 1978 Aug. 8 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Nikolaj Alekseevich Belyaev, a celestial mechanician at the Institute for Theoretical Astronomy, known for his research on the dynamics of comets and the evolution of cometary orbits. (M 8542)

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