1976 GK3. Discovered 1976 Apr. 1 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Named in honor of the Russian writer Mikhail Zhvanetskij (1934– ), whose satirical talent has won nation-wide recognition. He won the international festival “Gold Ostap” in 1993 and the independent prize “Triumph” in 1995. He is also an honorary citizen of Odessa, president of the World-Wide Club of Odessa Citizens and holder of the order ” Friendship of peoples“. (M 30098)