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(2771) Polzunov

Reference work entry

1978 SP7. Discovered 1978 Sept. 26 by L. V. Zhuravleva at Nauchnyj.

Named for Ivan Ivanovich Polzunov (1728–1766), inventor of the first universal steam-engine in Russia. (M 13173)

Polzunov is also honored by a lunar crater.

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