(8322) Kononovich

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1978 RL1. Discovered 1978 Sept. 5 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Aleksandr Konstantinovich Kononovich (1850–1910) was a professor at Novorossisk University and head of the Odessa Astronomical Observatory for many years. A pioneer in astrophysics, he is known for his photometric observations of the planets, photographic observations of the Sun and research on solar prominences. (M 41383)

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