1972 RX1. Discovered 1972 Sept. 11 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Named in memory of Il’ya L’vovich Sel’vinskij (1899–1968), poet and publicist, born in the Crimea. As a journalist, he witnessed and participated in many events in the history of the U.S.S.R. and he depicted these events in his poetical works. (M 34626)