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(2700) Baikonur

Reference work entry

1976 YP7. Discovered 1976 Dec. 20 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named for the Soviet cosmodrome, where the world’s first artificial satellite was launched just 25 years ago {1957}. (M 7474)

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