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(2723) Gorshkov

Reference work entry

1978 QL2. Discovered 1978 Aug. 31 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Petr Mikhailovich Gorshkov (1883–1975), professor at Leningrad University, prominent geodesist and astronomer, researcher in geodesy, gravimetry, celestial mechanics and the history of astronomy. (M 7786)

See also the citation for minor planet  (2721).

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