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(5859) Ostozhenka

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1979 FD2. Discovered 1979 Mar. 23 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named for one of the oldest streets in the center of Moscow. Ostozhenka, derived from the Russian word stog, or haystack, shows that the street was built on a former hayfield. (M 30098)

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