(3518) Florena

Reference work entry

1977 QC4. Discovered 1977 Aug. 18 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Pavel Aleksandrovich Florenskij (1882–1943), well-known Russian religious philosopher, physicist and mathematician. The name also honors his son, Kirill Pavlovich Florenskij (1915–1982), geochemist and mineralogist. (M 22498)

Obituary (K.P.F.) published in Icarus, Vol. 61, No. 3, p. 351–354 (1985).

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