1977 PH3. Discovered 1978 Aug. 8 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Mikhail Yakovlevich Marov (1933– ), professor and head of the planetary department at Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, is one of the initiators and scientific leaders of research of Venus and Mars from space. He is also currently the president of IAU Division III. (M 46010)