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Lebedinskij


3629
1982 WK
Discovered by 21.11.1982 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 26424 (5.01.1996)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=3629;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Aleksandr Ignat'evich Lebedinskij (1913-1967), astrophysicist at Moscow State University known for his research on cosmogony of stars and planets, novae, aurorae and the magnetohydrodynamics of the solar atmosphere, as well as for his design of astronomical and geophysical instruments. He and the discoverer collaborated on spectroscopic research on aurorae in Antarctica during the International Geophysical Year.