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(5887) Yauza

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1976 SG2. Discovered 1976 Sept. 24 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named for one of Moscow’s little rivers. Between the place where it flows into Moscow river and the mouth of the Neglinka {see planet  (5858)} was the site of the first buildings of the ancient settlement of Moscow. (M 30098)

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