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(4009) Drobyshevskij

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1977 EN1. Discovered 1977 Mar. 13 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Ehduard Mikhajlovich Drobyshevskij, physicist and astrophysicist at the Ioffe Physical and Technical Institute in St. Petersburg, author of some original cosmological ideas and theories of the origin of the planets and the minor bodies of the solar system, also known for his research on the magnetic fields of the sun and other stars. (M 19694)

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