1977 PE1. Discovered 1977 Aug. 14 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Named in memory of Robert Lyudvigovich Bartini (1897–1974), Italian baron by birth who lived and worked in the Soviet Union. The designer of several original aircraft, Bartini was also known for his research in aerodynamics, theoretical physics and cosmology. (M 30096)