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(5807) Mshatka

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1986 QA4. Discovered 1986 Aug. 30 by L. I. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named for the country estate of Nikolaj Yakovlevich Danilevskij (1822–1885), thinker, philosopher, sociologist, publicist and natural scientist, whose book Russia and Europe contains ideas that are still vital today. Many well-known Russian writers stayed at Mshatka, and Danilevskij is buried there. (M 34622)

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