(2755) Avicenna

Reference work entry

1973 SJ4. Discovered 1973 Sept. 26 by L. I. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named for the medieval scientist, philosopher, physician and poet Ibn Sina, or Abu Ali al Hussein ibn Abdallah (980–1037), known in Europe under the name Avicenna. (M 7786)

Avicenna is also honored by a lunar crater.

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