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(2722) Abalakin

Reference work entry

1976 GM2. Discovered 1976 Apr. 1 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Viktor Kuz’mich Abalakin {1930-#x007D;, leader of the ephemeris group at the Institute for Theoretical Astronomy, editor of the Astronomicheskij Ezhegodnik, president of IAU Commission 4 (Ephemerides) during 1976–79, outstanding linguist and friend of astronomers around the world. (M 7785)

See also the citation for minor planet  (2721).

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