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(2849) Shklovskij

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1976 GN3. Discovered 1976 Apr. 1 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Iosif Samuilovich Shklovskij {1916–1985}, corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, professor at Moscow University and member of the staff at the Space Research Institute. A brilliant popularizer of astronomy, he has also made substantial contributions to research on the solar corona, galactic radio emission and various cosmic objects. (M 8543)

Obituaries published in Astron. Zh., Tom 62, Vyp. 3, p. 618–619 (1985); Kosm. Issled., Tom 23, Vyp. 3, p. 495 (1985); Pis’ma Astron. Zh., Tom 11, No. 4, p. 319–320 (1985); Říše hvězd, Vol. 66, No. 6, p. 113 (1985); Astron. Vestn., Tom 19, No. 4, p. 359–361 (1985); Sky Telesc., Vol. 70, No. 2, p. 109 (1985); Sov. Astron., Vol. 29, No. 3, p. 364–365 (1985); Sov. Astron. Lett., Vol. 11, No. 2, p. 131–132 (1985); Sterne, 61. Band, Heft 4, p. 232–234 (1985); Sterne Weltraum, 24. Jahrg., Nr. 8–9, p. 427 (1985); Zemlya Vselennaya, No. 4, p. 44–46 (1985);...

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