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(4916) Brumberg

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1970 PS. Discovered 1970 Aug. 10 at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Victor Aleksandrovich Brumberg (1933– ), staff member at the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy from 1958 to 1987 and the Institute of Applied Astronomy since 1988. His main scientific results are related to analytical and relativistic celestial mechanics (the three-body problem, general planetary theory, lunar theory, relativistic reduction of observations, reference systems and time scales, and the relativistic definitions of astronomical concepts and constants). (M 30475)

Name proposed by the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy and the Institute of Applied Astronomy.

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