1975 VS5. Discovered 1975 Nov. 3 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of academician Boris Petrovich Za-kharchenya (1928- ), outstanding Russian scientist, director of a department in the Ioffe Physical and Technical Institute in St. Petersburg. Zakharchenya is well known for his investigations in the fields of solid state physics, magneto-optics and optical orientation of electrons and nuclei in semiconductors. (M 32788)

Name suggested by the Institute of Applied Astronomy.

Telescopes Mastery

Telescopes Mastery

Through this ebook, you are going to learn what you will need to know all about the telescopes that can provide a fun and rewarding hobby for you and your family!

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment