(5303) Parijskij

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1978 TT2. Discovered 1978 Oct. 3 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Yurij Nikolaevich Parijskij (1932– ), radio astronomer and cosmologist. He was principal scientific investigator during the design and construction of the largest radio telescope, RATAN-600, at Zelenchukskaya, and he is now head of the radio astronomy department of the Special Astrophysical Observatory. (M 30476)

Name proposed by the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy and the Institute of Applied Astronomy.

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