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(4004) List’ev

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1971 SN1. Discovered 1971 Sept. 16 at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Vladislav Nikolaevich List’ev (1957–1995), a talented Russian television journalist who fell victim to hired assasins. His clever, benevolent, analytical series of telecasts ‘Vzglyad’ (View), ‘Tema’ (Subject) and ‘Chas pik’ (Peak hour) were popular among millions of people. They had a great influence on the public consciousness of Russians in the post-totalitarian era. (M 25229)

Name proposed by the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy.

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