Lyanzuridi

1978 TB2. Discovered 1978 Oct. 3 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Konstantin Petrovich Lyanzuridi (1934- ), engineer in vacuum technology and optics who has worked at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory {see planet (1725)} for more than 30 years. A talented experimenter, he created a new method of ion etching of optical surfaces for making precision astronomical optics for ground-based and space telescopes. (M 34341)

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