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(5714) Krasinsky

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1982 PR. Discovered 1982 Aug. 14 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Georgij Al’bertovich Krasinskij [Krasinsky] (1939– ), staff member of the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy from 1964 to 1987, now chief of the Ephemeris Astronomy Laboratory of the Institute of Applied Astronomy in St. Petersburg. He has investigated planetary motions by analytical and numerical methods, and he was one of the creators of the global relativistic theory of the inner planets and the moon in the 1970s. (M 30798)

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

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