1982 WK. Discovered 1982 Nov. 21 by A. Mrkos at Klet.

Named in memory of Aleksandr Ignat'evich Lebe-dinskij (1913-1967), astrophysicist at Moscow State University known for his research on the cosmogony of stars and planets, novae, aurorae and the mag-netohydrodynamics 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. (M 26424)

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