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(2887) Krinov

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1977 QD5. Discovered 1977 Aug. 22 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Evgenij Leonidovich Krinov (1906–1984), celebrated Soviet meteoriticist, recipient of the Leonard medal of the American Meteoritical Society. (M 11157)

Obituaries published in Meteoritics, Vol. 19, No. 1, p. 67 (1984); Meteoritika, Vyp. 43, p. 186–187 (1984); Zemlya Vselennaya, No. 5, p. 73–75 (1984).

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