1978 RG6. Discovered 1978 Sept. 13 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Named in memory of Nikolaj Pavlovich Barabashov (1894–1971), director of the Kharkov Observatory for 40 years, known for his research on the Moon and planets. (M 9216)
Barabashov is also honored by a crater on Mars.