(8089) Yukar

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1990 TW7. Discovered 1990 Oct. 13 by L. D. Schmadel and F. Börngen at Tautenburg.

Yurij Vasil’evich Karachkin (1940– ) is a teacher of physics at the school of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory at Nauchnyj. Many of his pupils entered a university education. ‘Yukar’ is the husband of Lyudmila Karachkina {see planet  (8019)}, discoverer of more than 100 minor planets and dear friend of the first discoverer. (M 36946)

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