(4655) Marjoriika

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1978 RS. Discovered 1978 Sept. 1 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Marjo Riika Kuusela (1964– ), specialist in Russian literature, whose perfect knowledge of the Russian language, lively wit and amiable disposition won the respect and friendship of all Russian-speaking participants at the Asteroids, Comets, Meteors 1991 conference in Flagstaff, Arizona. (M 20160)

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