1979 SJ11. Discovered 1979 Sept. 24 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Andrej Vladimirovich Bruns (1931- ), staff member of the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, an authority on space astrophysics who has originated several unique instruments for ultraviolet observations of the sun, stars and galaxies from satellites and spacecraft. He designed the large Orbiting Solar Telescope controlled by cosmonauts on Salyut 4 in 1975. A relative of Ernst Heinrich Bruns

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