1976 UP2. Discovered 1976 Oct. 26 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.
Russian physicist Gennadij Andreevich Mesyats (1936– ) is known for his work on the physics of electrical discharges in gas and vacuum, emission electronics, high-current accelerators of electrons and the power impulse technique. Since 1987 he has been a vice-president of the Russian Academy of Sciences. (M 42672)