(3080) Moisseiev

Reference work entry

1935 TE. Discovered 1935 Oct. 3 by P. F. Shajn at Simeis.

Named in memory of Nikolaj Dmitrevich Moisseiev (Moiseev) (1902–1955), professor at Moscow University and founder of the Moscow school of celestial mechanics. He studied the secular and long-period perturbations in the motion of natural celestial bodies, especially minor planets. (M 10548)

Moisseiev is also honored by a lunar crater.

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