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(5706) Finkelstein

Reference work entry

1971 SS1. Discovered 1971 Sept. 23 at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Andrej Mikhajlovich Finkelstein (1942– ), expert in relativistic celestial mechanics and radioastrometry, founder and director of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Applied Astronomy in St. Petersburg. (M 29145)

Name proposed by the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy.

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