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(3074) Popov

Reference work entry

1979 YE9. Discovered 1979 Dec. 24 by L. V. Zhuravleva at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Aleksandr Stepanovich Popov (1859–1906), the inventor of radio in Russia. (M 13174)

Popov is also honored by a lunar crater.

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